Senate queries JAMB over N110 million paid ghost workers

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The Senate Committee on Public Account has raised eyebrow over an alleged N110.4 million paid non-existing staff by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, ( JAMB)

The Senate Committee led by Senator Mathew Urhoghide investigation was a sequel to report of Auditor General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine submitted to the lawmakers.

Ayine had ” observed that 66 persons were removed from the payroll before the end of 2013.

“These persons were in payroll for between one month and 23 months each during which period they received N110.4 million.

The query read in part: “It was observed that 66 persons were removed from the payroll before the end of 2013.

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Source: Nigerian Tribune