The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Daniel Adejo has approved the suspension of the Executive Secretary of the National Senior Secondary Education Commission, Benjamin Abakpa, over Corruption Allegation.
The Commission’s spokesperson,
Fatima Bappare confirmed on Saturday that the executive secretary,
Benjamin Abakpa, a professor of Mathematics Education, was suspended on Wednesday in a letter conveyed by the permanent secretary Ministry of Education.
Bapare said the suspended executive secretary was asked to hand over to the most senior director in the commission.
Appointed in April 2021,Abakpa is the pioneer executive secretary of the Commission.
we gathered that the governing board of the Commission had earlier accused the embattled executive secretary for “administrative ineptitude, financial misappropriation and lack of synergy” which the board claimed led to the constitution of “an administrative fact-finding committee to investigate the allegations.
The matter was said to have been referred to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for further investigations.