Governor Mbah Establishes Committee to Investigate Mismanagement and Corruption Allegations at Enugu College of Education
Governor Mbah has taken decisive action by setting up a committee to thoroughly investigate allegations of mismanagement and corrupt administrative practices at the Enugu College of Education. The committee’s primary objective is to ascertain the truthfulness of claims regarding an improper recruitment process and the subsequent increase in the college’s monthly subvention.
Representing Governor Mbah, Secretary to the State Government, Chidiebere Onyia, emphasized that the committee’s terms of reference are focused on investigating grave allegations of mismanagement and corrupt practices by the institute’s management and governing council. Additionally, the committee will conduct a thorough examination of the alleged fraud involving Bluetag Technologies, a financial firm contracted to collect fees for the college, with unresolved issues amounting to approximately N84 million.
Governor Mbah stressed that the committee’s role is to provide recommendations based on their findings regarding appropriate measures and actions to address the issues raised in a petition to the government. The committee, headed by Commissioner for Education Ndubueze Mbah, includes Onuora Okeke as secretary, as well as Obiamaka Egbo, Ikechukwu Ani, Emma Onyeabor, Edmund Ngene, and Larry Oguego as members.
Governor Mbah has urged the committee to conduct a thorough and credible investigation, emphasizing the importance of making appropriate recommendations based on their findings. The committee has been given a two-week timeline to submit its report.
In response, Ndubueze Mbah, on behalf of the committee, expressed gratitude to the governor for entrusting them with this important assignment.