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Enugu Governor-elect declares assets ahead of inauguration


It is also incumbent on us to act lawfully, and what we have simply done here today is in line with the new direction of my career, Mr Mbah, a lawyer, said.

As you also know, I am now migrating from the corporate environment to the public sector in the private sector, we have codes of corporate governance, and here in the public sector, we also have the Code of Conduct for the public servants.

What we have simply done today is to comply with the requirements of the law by filling the forms as stipulated by law, he added.

The governorelect described the process of the asset declaration as seamless and expressed happiness for complying with the requirements of the law.

My administration shall be upholding these requirements for all public officers.

The Governorelect of Enugu State, Peter Mbah, has declared his assets to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) ahead of his inauguration as governor on 29 May.

Mr Mbah, elected governor of the state on 18 March, submitted his asset declaration forms at the Southeast Zonal office of the CCB on Friday in Enugu.

The Federal Commissioner in charge of the Southeast Zone of the CCB in the state, Benedict Umeano, received the forms.

The governorelect told reporters, shortly after submitting the forms, that the declaration of assets was important in the promotion of transparency and accountability in governance.

As the chief executive, we are meant to uphold the law.

We must abide by the provisions of the law, he stated.


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