President Buhari says Corruption In Education Sector Undermining Government’s Investment

Written by on October 5, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said corruption in education
sector continues to undermine investments, while critics downplay funding by
focusing only on budgetary allocations, urging a more comprehensive reevaluation of expenditure.
The President, who declared open the Fourth National Summit on Diminishing
Corruption in the Public Sector at the State House, noted that measuring
financing of education sector should include total education budget of each
year by both federal and state budgets and other financial commitments in
their totality.
The Summit was organized by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other
Related Offences Commission (ICPC), in conjunction with Office of Secretary
to Government of the Federation (OSGF) and Joint Admission and
Matriculation Board (JAMB).
President Buhari assured that the Government will continue to fund education
within realistically available revenue, urging stakeholders, including the
media to equally advocate for transparency in the amount generated as
internally generated revenue by educational institutions and how such funds
are expended.


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