BREAKING: 400 Ghost Workers Discovered In Kwara State By EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday, June 19, 2020 uncovered 400 fresh ghost workers in Kwara state.
At the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Commission, N31,000,000(Thirty-One Million Naira only), meant for the payment of salaries of the ghost workers, was allegedly shared by the Chairman, Nigerian Union of Teachers, NUT, Kwara State, Salihu Idris Toyin and the Permanent Secretary, State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Bayo Audu Onimago, among others.
Other beneficiaries of the money include, Director of Finance, SUBEB, Ahmed Husain, Coordinator, NUJ , Kwara State, Tijani Idris and Controller of Finance, SUBEB, Omole John.
In a confessional account of how the money was shared, Toyin told operatives of the EFCC that ” A sum of N12million was paid into an account operated by me and others, the money was actually not supposed to come but when the cash hit the account, I withdrew it and gave it to SUBEB Officials, they gave us N3million for free and we shared it among ourselves “.