TETFund suspends conference attendance sponsorship for Nigerian lecturers over corrupt practices


The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has suspended sponsorship of conference attendance for Nigerian lecturers over allegations of fraudulent practices by many the beneficiaries, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

The decision, which seemed to be a confirmation of a recent allegation of grant diversion levelled against the lecturers by the agency’s director of research and development, Salihu Bakari, was taken by the governing board of the agency at its meeting held last week.

This newspaper in its report on Tuesday titled; “Nigerian Scholars spend research grants on cars, houses” had exclusively reported the director’s allegation against some of the beneficiaries of its support funds and opportunities.

Mr Bakari made the allegation in his response to a question by one of the…



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