SUBEB over N31.m scam: NUT Suspends Kwara Chairman, Secretary, Others.  

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(Ilorin)

The Nigeria Union of Teachers NUT, National Headquarters has suspended,indefinitely,the state Chairman, Secretary and account clerk of the Kwara State wing of the union over alleged financial Fraud.

Duaglobalnews recalls that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC), last week paraded the state chairman, account clerk and a permanent secretary and director in the state Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB over N31.400m ghost teachers salaries it traced to the trios’  private accounts 

                                                                The suspended state leadership  are:Com Saliu Toyin ,Kwara NUT chairman, Com. Idris jamiu Ola,state secretary, Com, Tijani Lateef,Account clerk

Speaking with newsmen in Ilorin on Wednesday in Ilorin, the National President of the Union, Comrade, Dr Nasir Idris said the union would not condone corruption, impunity and connivance of any individual to deny the teachers their right, no matter how highly placed.  

Idris, represented by the 1st Vice President of the union, Com Samuel Kayode Akosile, noted that what happened recently in Kwara NUT was a betrayal of trust and unacceptable to the National leadership of the Union 

Idris said:”The National President and the Trustees of the union have been thrown into sleepless nights since last weekend because it has brought disrepute to our union.

“The National standing Committee views it as an abominable act which is against the oath to protect, defend and help uplift the standard of living of our fellow teachers.”

The union assured Nigerian teachers that the National leadership of the union would continue to protect and ensure equal justice for all teachers and would not engage in an abominable act that would bring disrepute to the union. 

Meanwhile, the union has appointed,Com. Chief Olu Adewara as acting state chairman of the union and Com. Aremu Rasheed Mayaki,acting state secretary.

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