• Senate orders refund of N264bn diverted from education fund

    Senate orders refund of N264bn diverted from education fund

    According to reports, the Senate Thursday ordered the refund of N263,931,254,708.51 billion allegedly diverted from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) by the Federal Government.

    The decision follows a revelation of mismanagement of funds in the education sector between 2011 and 2015 when TETFUND allegedly lent to other government departments, contrary to the law establishing the agency.

    The Chairman of the Committee on Education, Senator Barau Jibrin (APC, Kano North), while presenting the report of his panel on the floor of the […]