Busted: Ex-Permanent Secretary Recruited To Benefit From Nigerian Government’s N30,000 Social Programme For Youths In Adamawa

A retired Permanent Secretary in Adamawa state, who earns N400,000 month-to-month, has been recruited within the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities. 

The Nigerian Government established the NSIP in 2016 to sort out poverty and starvation throughout the nation.

Busted: Ex-Permanent Secretary Recruited To Benefit From Nigerian Government's N30,000 Social Programme For Youths In Adamawa 2

The suite of programmes underneath the NSIP focuses on guaranteeing a extra equitable distribution of sources to weak populations, together with youngsters, youth, and girls.

However, a retired Permanent Secretary has by his relationship with handlers of the programme, discovered his manner amongst the recruited youths underneath NSIP, to earn N30,000 month-to-month.

SaharaReporters gathered from an official of NSIP that the Permanent Secretary in query is an affiliate of the National Coordinator of NSIP, Dr. Umar Buba Bindir.

It was learnt that the connection between the Permanent Secretary and Bindir, dates again to the Umaru Bindo Jibrilla’s speedy previous authorities, the place Bindir served as Secretary to the State Government, SSG.

Official sources mentioned that they had confronted Bindir concerning the difficulty and reminded him that it was unlawful to recruit a retired Permanent Secretary, whereas 1000’s of youths have been overlooked.

“When he (retired Permanent Secretary) joined the queue to collect the engagement letter and a tablet phone, we politely told the former Permanent Secretary that this is for young people and not for your type, sir.

“But he replied that the National Coordinator of NSIP, Umar Bindir instructed him that he had been recruited.

“He retired just recently with a full salary of N400,000, having retired as a Permanent Secretary, and he came to collect N30,000.

“Though he confessed that he knew nothing concerning the programme; he mentioned Bindir instructed him to come back and take part.” 

It was additional gathered that many youths, who have been educated as unbiased screens of NSIP in Adamawa state had their names changed.

Several of such youths on Saturday protested to the venue, the place engagement letters and telephone tablets got to the Permanent Secretary and different recruits.

An NSIP official referred to as on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and different anti-graft companies to research the programme and its beneficiaries.

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Busted: Ex-Permanent Secretary Recruited To Benefit From Nigerian Government's N30,000 Social Programme For Youths In Adamawa

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