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Ekiti State Tertiary Institutions’ VC, Provost, Others to Face EFCC for Fraudulent Activities

Governor Kayode Fayemi. Photo: Guardian
Governor Kayode Fayemi. Photo: Guardian

According to reports, the visitation panels set up by the Executive Governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi over financial activities of some tertiary academic and health institutions in the state have indicated the managements of the institutions for alleged abuse of office.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that among the infractions committed by the managements, according to the state government, were cases of financial recklessness perpetrated by heads of the institutions.

Briefing pressmen in Ado Ekiti yesterday after the two days state executive council meeting presided over by the governor, the chief press secretary, Yinka Oyebode, said the council considered the white paper on each of the institutions and took far reaching decisions on them.

The institutions are: Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti (EKSU), College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, College of Science and Health Technology, Ijero, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado Ekiti (EKSUTH) and the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State (BSES).

By implications, those that may either be removed or prosecuted by anti graft agencies are: Vice Chancellor of EKSU, Provost of the College of Education, Former Director General of BSES, Governor Fayose’s Media Aide, EKSUTH Chief Medical Director, and Ex-Provost of College of Health Science and Technology.

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“The Ekiti state executive council during its meeting of Wednesday and Friday of January 17 and 19 respectively received the white paper on the recommendations of the visitation panels by each of the institutions in the state and gave approval for their implementations,” Oyebode stated.

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