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Buhari orders probe of universities established by Jonathan

21 December 2016, 06:07

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the nine federal universities established by the administration of former President Godluck Jonathan should be probed, reports New Telegraph.

Buhari stated this on Tuesday during the maiden Convocation of Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebony State.

He said the move was to ensure transparency and accountability in the management of public funds and also determine the quantum of public funds provided for the universities to facilitate the new federal universities.

The universities are Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Federal University, Ndufu-Alikie Ikwo Ebonyi State, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Federal University Dutse, Jigawa State, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State, Federal University, Kashere Gombe State and Federal University Wakari, Taraba State among others.

 Buhari according to Leadership noted that his administration will not condone corruption in the federal universities

The President represented by the Executive Secretary National Universities Commission(NUC), Professor Rasheed Adamu Abaubakar pointed out that universities must be example in good governance and financial management.

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