Ex-polytechnic lecturer lands in court for pocketing N6m meant for conference, Ph.D programme


A former lecturer with the Waziri Ummaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, Mohammed Sani Nuhu, has been arraigned in court by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) for allegedly pocketing N6 million given to him by the school to attend a conference in the United Kingdom and pursue a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme in Malaysia.

The ICPC, in a four-count charge filed before Justice Usman Hassan of the Kebbi State High Court, on Monday, accused Mr. Nuhu of abuse of office when he allegedly diverted N6 million meant for attending a conference and paying for his doctoral programme into personal use.

Counsel to ICPC, Mashkur Salisu, told the court that…

Source: Nigerian Tribune