Katsina state Government has restated it’s resolve to partner with Government agencies to revive education sector.
The Deputy Governor Malam faruk Lawal Jobe said this when he recieved Adhoc committee on to investigate alleged embezzlement in TETFUND Projects.
The team was led by Honourable Unyime Idem from Anambra state.
Malam faruk Lawal Jobe said Katsina state is happy with the leadership of national assembly for reckoning with the state Government.
Malam faruk Lawal Jobe pointed out that the assignment of the committee in Katsina State is timely based on the importance attached to education by the present administration in Katsina State.
He further said education as the back bone of every societal development need not to be toyed with.
He then commended the intervention of national assembly and TETFUND for their intervention to save infrastructural decay in higher institutions.
He called on the adhoc committee to perform it’s assignment deligently and those found wanting be mated with punishment to serve as deterrence to others.
Earlier the chairman of the adhoc committee Honourable Unyime Idem said they are in Katsina State to investigate alleged abuse of two point three trillion Naira released for TETFUND Projects in various higher institutions accross the country.
He revealed that in Katsina State alone fourty billion naira was released for the projects and also findings of national assembly shows the projects are on ground but did not commiserate with the money released.
Mr Unyime idem said the mission was to ensure that that fourty billion meant for Katsina state from TETFUND Was accordingly spent on higher institution projects in Katsina State.
He assured that their presence in Katsina State is going to add impetus to govt efforts in the area of education.
The legislator said there will be thorough investigation on the issue through inspection of projects in the higher institutions to ensure that the projects are equivalent to the money released.