Betta Edu Exhibits Same Theft Pattern as Her Predecessor; US Scholar Farooq Kperogi Calls for Her Sack

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Alleged Scandal: US Scholar Urges Tinubu to Sack Minister .

 

Nigerian-American professor has called for the removal of Dr. Betta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, over her alleged involvement in a corruption scandal.

Kperogi’s statement comes in the wake of reports that Edu instructed the Accountant General of the Federation to transfer public funds amounting to N585,198,500.00 into a private account belonging to , identified as a project manager by the minister.

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In an article shared on his social media handle, Kperogi emphasized that public money should never be paid into private bank accounts, as stipulated by Nigeria’s public sector financial regulation law.

He urged President Bola Tinubu to take decisive action against Edu, asserting that failure to do so would undermine Tinubu’s moral authority to address corruption within his administration.

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The article highlights a pattern of alleged financial improprieties reminiscent of the Buhari administration. Kperogi notes that crimes committed during Buhari’s eight-year reign are resurfacing, citing Edu’s actions as a continuation of the theft pattern observed in her predecessor, Sadiya Umar Farouq.

Kperogi draws parallels with previous corruption scandals involving key figures in the Buhari government, such as former Central Bank Governor and former chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa.

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He mentions ongoing investigations into financial misconduct by these individuals and the need for accountability within the government.

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US Scholar, Farooq Kperogi

The professor expresses concern about the recurrence of financial crimes and asserts that Tinubu must address the issue promptly. He emphasizes that Edu’s alleged violation of public sector financial regulations is a significant moment for Tinubu and calls for her immediate dismissal and investigation to maintain the moral high ground in combating corruption.

The unfolding events raise questions about the commitment to transparency and accountability within the government, with the public awaiting further actions from President Tinubu.

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