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‘N20b fraud’: EFCC quizzes ex-UBEC boss Dikko, others

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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have quizzed a former Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Mallam Suleiman Dikko, for alleged N20billion fraud.

Also grilled were contractors and top directors of UBEC, including those in charge of Finance and Procurement.
Dikko’s and some contractors’ passports have been impounded “to ensure unhindered investigation”.

The probe, according to a source who spoke with The Nation, who pleaded not to be named, is to unravel how funds meant for primary education and Unity Schools were either diverted or converted to private use.
The Nation, December 28, 2017

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