Five top civil servants in Kogi State have been arrested for allegedly diverting N230m pension fund to their private uses.
The Accountant-General of the state, Alhaji Yusuf Okala, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on Sunday.
Okala, who is also the Chairman of the Staff Screening and Verification Committee, said the alleged fraud was discovered in the course of the committee’s work.
“Yes, it is true. We have been able to recover N20m from them through the efforts […]