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Adamawa State University Community Lied Against Zaruwa-Investigations

By Tom Garba, Yola
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Dr Moses Zaruwa, one of the pioneer lecturer in ADSU first became an acting VC when Prof. Alkassim Abba’s tenure ended.

Zaruwa, who was the then DVC academics acted as the administrator of the university between September and November 2014.

The Young acting VC handed over to then Prof. David shall on 4 November 2014 and since Prof. shall run the university till Nov 6 2015 when he finally received the nock from his employer the state government.

Our investigation reveals that Dr. Zaruwa’ three months leadership was interrupted by insurgents attacks as he also handed over in the wake of the attack.

There was no time for him to indulge into some of the unscrupulous activities as leveled against him.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa University, ASUU did not experience crisis as reported by a section of the propagandist as well as creating divisions among the union. Findings reveal today that the union was never engulfed in crisis, after the death of the pioneer chairman of ASUU Mr. David Molem took over the union leadership.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university,that Dr. Moses hurriedly recruit staff during his three month reigns in the university, fact checks shows that Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university, that Dr. Moses signed the cheque of 73.000.000.00 naira that was illegally withdrawn from a new generation bank in Yola, fact check shows that Dr. Moses Zaruwa never signed any cheque of such amount.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university, that Dr. Moses Zaruwa and Kumti Anjili and host them want to maintain their stealing and contract award to themselves, fact checks reveals that Adamawa state university concern staff could not specify where Dr. Moses award contracts to himself or his cronies.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university that Dr. Moses engaged in financial misappropriation at Baptist High School Vintim,Rev J.S Kaltiya, who was the chairman of the board at the time zaruwa was the principal told newsmen at his Mubi residence that he acting VC finished his tenure without any report of maladministration.

``The young man completed his tenure without any report of financial impropriety.

``we even wanted to give him a certificate of appreciation for the excellent job which he has done for the college.

``he did not touch any kobo and we have asked the present principal of the school to write a letter of commendation to him.

“Can a criminal be given a commendation certificate? Rev. Kaltiya ask.

Contacting Mr Obida Njira, principal of the collage, he said that though insurgency has destroyed some of our records but I have not heard or stumbled on any document indicating that Dr. Zaruwa embezzled money here. I have being at the helm of the affairs here for the past one year but I haven’t heard

any case of corruption against Dr. Zaruwa In fact I have not had any record to that effect.

Deacon Yusuf Dauda the immediate successor at the Baptist high school Vintim also said that such thing did not happen in the collage.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university that Zaruwa was the genesis of the crisis in the university, fact checks reveal that he was not the ASUU chairman nor the Vice chancellor of the institution and ASUU was not factionalized within the period under review. ASUU experienced smooth transition from one leadership to another.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university that Dr. Moses order the military to condone the university during the removal of shall from office fact check reveals that the military was stationed in front of the University gate right from the era of insurgents’ attacks at Mubi.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university that Dr. Moses that Dr. Zaruwa scrapped Entrepreneur center facts check reveals that Dr. Zaruwa only suspend the fees payment of the center and orders that a thousand naira should be refund back to the students.

Dr Teru the head of entrepreneurship center confirmed to newsmen that the center is intact, that normal activities are ongoing.

Contrary to the claims by the concern staff of the Adamawa state university that Dr. Moses Zaruwa represent trouble in the university since he took over as the acting VC of the institution no incident of violence has been recorded.

Contrary to the claims that Dr. Moses Zaruwa that Dr. Moses Zaruwa built a mansion in his home town of Michika Local Government.

The team of journalist visited Bazza community, in Michika local government area the home of the acting VC, we found out that it was an old three rooms belonging to his father RSM Zira Zaruwa (rtd) who relocates to Jos due to the invasion of theinsurgency.

The other things we found within the premises were foundation of a four bedroom duplex, four trips of sand, trip of gravel, some iron roads, a heap of burn bricks which has been there for some years.

Findings reveals that Zaruwa is still residing in a three bedroom bungalow at the

university staff quarters.