Governor of Nassarawa state, Abdullahi Sule, on Friday, welcomed the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee investigating the alleged abuse of 2.3 trillion naira generated as tertiary education tax by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, in States across the federation, to Lafia.
Sule, who was represented by his deputy, Emmanuel Akabe, commended members of the committee for their diligence in the discharge of their national assignment, and urged them to keep up the tempo.
The Nasarawa state governor also presented the “Friend Of The State” award to the committee, which was received by the chairman and member representing Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency, Rep. Unyime Idem.
Responding, leader of the committee, Rep. Unyime Idem, thanked the Nasarawa state governor for the warm welcome accorded him and his team and promised that they will meticulously tour all institutions benefiting from TETFUND in the state to ascertain if the infrastructure on ground equalled the amount released.
Recall that Idem had given marching orders to TETFUND to ensure completion of all ongoing projects across institutions in the states visited, within the contract agreement time.
Insitutions visited in the state were Nasarawa state University, Federal University of Lafia, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa and Isah Mustapha Agwai II Polytechnic, Lafia.