Alleged N3.5b missing cash a ruse – Nigeria Prisons Service


By Soni Daniel, Abuja
The Nigeria Prison Service has dismissed as a ruse and unfounded a media report that about N3.5 billion could not be accounted for by the service between January and December 2015.

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The NPS in a statement signed by Prisons Public Relations Officer, Francis Enobore, a Deputy Controller of Prisons and made available to Sunday Vanguard on Saturday, said no dime was missing in the agency as claimed by the writers.

The statement said, “The attention of the authorities of the Nigerian Prisons Service has been drawn to a publication in one of the daily newspapers of 28th December, 2017 alleging fraud in the Prisons Service. According to the writer, the Auditor General of the Federation requested the Service to produce documents to explain some expenditures and remittances to the Federal Inland Revenue (FIRS) among others in the 2015 audit report.


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