307 fraud­u­lent teach­ers un­cov­ered

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Nabob Og­bonna, Abaka­liki

The Ebonyi state gov­ern­ment has un­cov­ered about 250 ghost work­ers and 57 other peo­ple re­ceiv­ing mul­ti­ple salar­ies as teach­ers.

The Chair­man, Uni­ver­sal Ba­sic Ed­u­ca­tion Com­mis­sion (UBEC), Chief Hy­acinth Ikpo made the rev­e­la­tion in Abaka­liki, say­ing, “I have been told to stop their pay for June. We are do­ing our best to stop them, but we have not suc­ceeded hun­dred per cent.”

The UBEC boss added that there was an­other in­ci­dent where a teacher left her school for five years, hired the ser­vices of an­other per­son who had been rep­re­sent­ing her as the school teacher for the past five years.

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