EFCC promises to investigate misappropriation of funds in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission -EFCC says it will go after looters of funds meant for the development of the nation’s education sector.

Acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, disclosed this when the management team of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund -TETFund visited him in Abuja.

Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, who reported the visit in a statement, said the team was led by the Fund’s Executive Secretary, Dr Abdullahi Baffa.

Magu’s assurance was said to be in response to Baffa’s request for EFCC’s assistance to tackle the menace of fraud in the execution of TETFund’s projects across the country.

He told the TETFund management that the commission had identified people that could be held liable for the infractions.

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