Forestry Research Institute Of Nigeria Boss, Olusola Accused Of Corruption, Fraud, Illegal Promotion Exercise

The Director-General of the Forestry Research Institute Of Nigeria (FRIN), Professor Adepoju Olusola has been accused of awarding fraudulent contracts with out recourse to process and due course of.

A supply within the company instructed SaharaReporters that Olusola has been working the company like a private property.

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He stated FRIN board members had been denied entry to all monetary and administrative actions of the company, together with information of budgets, expenditures, contracts, appointments, promotions undertaken underneath the Director-General.

The supply additional accused Olusola of illegally selling employees members with out regard for public service guidelines.

“The Director-General, Professor Adepoju Olusola has been found doing the following; withholding of staff deductions (Contributions of over N50,000,000) to co-operative society for the month of October 2020. Confirmed by IPPIS.

“Illegal removing or deduction from salaries of employees (This is completed randomly) with no motive, rationalization and transfer to refund (He doesn’t take heed to anybody) for similar October, 2020.

“Flouting of civil service rule in relation to promotion of staff. In the year 2020, promotion exercise was conducted, over 30%-40% of staff denied promotion even though they passed the examination, but he claimed there was no vacancy.

“By January 2021, this year, those who got promoted received their letters and were promoted appropriately. To our amazement, by June 2021, part of those promoted and served their letters were given another promotion. We found out that they are his partners in crime in the institute.

“Imagine, someone got promoted to Grade Level 11 in January 2021 and received another promotion in June 2021 to Grade Level 13, in the space of five months.

“All efforts to have him explain this move proved abortive as he will never give room for questioning. He’s above the law and people are afraid to challenge him,” the supply stated.

 

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