Subscribe to get Latest Updates in Your e-mail FREE: CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Daily Updates in Nigeria: CLICK TO SEE STATES, CASES & DEATHS RECORDED.

Federal Polytechnic Ughelli Will Not Be Established – Shekarau

Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, on Tuesday dismissed the alleged approval of the establishment of Federal Polytechnic, Ughelli, Delta State. Shekarau stated this in his presentation while defending the 2015 budget of his ministry before the Senate Committee on Education.

Meanwhile, Shekarau and the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Macjohn Nwaobialu, on Tuesday disagreed over the non-implementation of Millenium Development Goals projects as well as constituency projects for 2014.

While the Permanent Secretary attributed it to non-release of funds meant for MDGs and constituency projects in the ministry for last year, the minister, however, debunked the claim, saying the funds, which amounted to over N5bn, were released late.

He, however, did not explain whether the money was returned to the Ministry of Finance.

The minister also sought the exemption of staff of his ministry in the Federal Government ban on overseas training and other measures put in place to mitigate the current harsh economic realities in the country.

The minister explained that the ban would be counter-productive and present Nigeria in bad light before the international community.

Read Full news on PunchNG

 

 


JOIN NGScholars on Telegram for Instant Updates.

If you find this post useful, please share on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, etc. using the buttons below. It will definitely help someone out there.
Share on Facebook
Facebook
Tweet about this on Twitter
Twitter
Share on LinkedIn
Linkedin
Email this to someone
email

Do you want to ask any question or comment this post? Ask and get very fast answers on NGScholars Ask! CLICK HERE to go to the forum! . Click on Login and login with Facebbok


Don't want to miss an update?

Join over 143,000 Facebook Followers | Join over 29,000 Twitter Followers | Join over 26,000 Email Subscribers

Do you want to ask any question about this post? Ask and get very fast answers on NGScholars Ask!CLICK HERE to go to the forum! . Click on Login and login with Facebbok.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.