NANS to verify TETFund projects


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By Funmilayo Adeyemi

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has set up a committee to verify projects awarded by TETfund from 2009 till date.

This was in view of the N208 billion approved by President Muhammadu Buhari for 2019 TETFund allocation for public tertiary institutions.

NANS National President, Mr Danielson Akpan, made this known at a news conference in Abuja on Friday.

Akpan said the committee was set up with a view to ascertaining the existence or not of such projects and to also discover institutions that were in the habit of diverting TETfund interventions or executing substandard projects.

According to him, Nigeria’s education sector over the years has been on the decline.
“The state of infrastructures in our campuses is nothing to write home about.

” Efforts by successive governments to address this obvious decline has met with sabotage by very many of the academic managers whose responsibility it is to ensure the development of our…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria