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Sports News: IBB Golf Club’s Former Lady Captain In Financial Mess

Some members of the iconic IBB Golf Club have frowned at the spate of rot and impunity being perpetrated by the leadership of the club which is having big adverse effect on the infrastructural development of the club.

The recent happening at the club is financial misappropriation case leveled against the former lady captain of the club; Mrs. Julie Acholonu who was alleged to have taken a total of N 7.5 million meant for club activities and diverted it into an undisclosed account.

Some of the powers that be within the Board of Trustee (BOT) of the club are shielding the former lady captain from being answerable to the committee of enquiry constituted by the lady section to
investigated the fraud allegations

The whivh was headed by Ms Funlola Akiode in their report discovered several disparities in the financial affairs of the Ladies Section carried out by Mrs Julie Acholonu.

“Due to the discrepancies in the Financial Account Statement(s)/Report prepared by the Immediate Past Lady Captain the Committee is unable to rely on them to settle any claim made by the Mrs. Acholonu”, the statement reads.

When Mrs Julie Acholonu was contacted, she decline to offer any defense on the allegation saying only the executives of the club has the right to query or investigate her by inviting external auditor to audit her activities.

“I don’t have any knowledge of what you’re talking about because i do not misappropriate any fund and only the BOT or the executives of the club are in position to answer and shed the light on the issue”, said immediate past Lady Captain

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