Buhari Goes After Nine Universities Set Up By Jonathan Administration
BEVERLY HILLS, December 20, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of all projects executed by the nine new universities set up by ex- President Goodluck Jonathan's administration.
The President stated this at the maiden convocation ceremony of one of the universities, the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, declaring that the probe will eliminate waste and ensure transparency and accountability in the management of resources.
Represented by the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Rasheed Adamu Abaubakar, President Buhari warned that his administration will not condone corruption in the federal universities.
“No room for corruption in the academic sector,” he declared.
“Very soon, we will tour all projects executed by our new federal universities to ensure that funds allocated to them are judiciously utilized.
“Our universities must be example in good governance and financial management. So, no room for corruption in the academic sector.”
Story by Oputah David