Kwara suspends permanent secretary, four others over ‘ghost workers’ probe


Kwara State government has suspended five senior officials including a permanent secretary implicated in the ongoing investigation of ghost workers and suspicious deductions of workers’ salary at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).

A statement by the state commissioner for Communications, Alhaji Murtala Olanrewaju, stated this in Ilorin on Tuesday evening.

The statement said that the officials are the Permanent Secretary of the parastatal, Director of Finance and Supply of SUBEB, account officers and a staff of the Teaching Service Commission who doubled as the chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers.

“The indefinite suspension is connected to some discoveries of…

Source: Nigerian Tribune