Senate To Investigate Alleged Fraud In Scholarship Board

Written by Brownson Etimbuk

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and Tetfund, Senator Jibrin Barau, has said the committee would investigate the Federal Scholarship Board over suspected large scale fraud.

Barau made this known during the 2018 budget defence by the management of the board at the National Assembly in Abuja.
Barau who was unhappy with the presentation of the Director of the board, Fatima Ahmad, alleged that some staff were manipulating things at the board in the guise of scholarships for students abroad to defraud government.
He said: “I assure you that we are going to investigate your activities to fish out those behind scholarships fraud.
“It is obvious to all of us that there is massive fraud in millions of naira going on there and we are not going to relent until we unravel those behind the act.”

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