ASUU Tasks FG To Investigate Its Officials’ ‘Questionable’ Wealth, Exposes AGF’s Multi-Billion Naira Investments

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Ahmed Idris, ASUU, Tasks FG, Investigate, Officials’ 'Questionable' Wealth, Exposes Accontant-General of the Federation, Multi-Billion Naira Investments
Nigeria's accountant-general of the federation, Ahmad Idris

ASUU Tasks FG To Investigate Its Officials’ Questionable Wealth, Exposes AGF’s Multi-Billion Naira Investments

University lecturers in Nigeria have began to take steps towards countering claims by the federal government that it does not have money to honour the lingering agreement between the two parties, tasking authorities to investigate its officials’ stupendous and ‘questionable’ wealth.

The lecturers’ umbrella body, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has insinuated that officials of the government in Nigeria are using their positions to enrich themselves, saying the accountant-general of the federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, has acquired some multi-billion naira properties in Kano State since he assumed office.

Daily Nigerian quoted ASUU’s Bauchi zone coordinator, Prof. Lawan Abubakar to have asked in statement on Wednesday that the AGF explains how he got the money to buy Sokoto Hotel in Kano at the sum of N500million, which he demolished and is now building a multi-billion naira shopping mall in its place.

He equally demanded to know how the AGF got the money he used in acquiring multi-billion naira Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange.

The ASUU chieftain was quoted to have said: “We would want Gentlemen of the Press to assist us in the conduct of two Investigations.

“The first is to uncover who bought the version of the Sokoto Hotel in Kano with a swooping sum of N500m, cash down, and demolished it the next day for an on-going development of a multi-billion Naira Shopping Mall.

“How and where did he or she get money for such investment?”

“The second assignment is to assist uncover who is hiding to invest multi-billion Naira in the Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange.

“How and where did he or she get money for such investment?”

 

 

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