I though ex-President Jonathan said the programme was completely above board, the one programme he was proud of because it was ‘corruption proof’?!
A probe, ordered by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly uncovered a massive fraud in the Federal Government Youth Enterprise With Innovation In Nigeria programme.
A source in the ministry of finance told The PUNCH that investigators found out that some senior civil servants gave out or facilitated slots worth between N 7m and N10m each to their family members and friends.
Some of these awardees, the source said, would not have qualified for the grants if they were not helped by their “connections” within and outside the ministry.
I hope there is a mistake somewhere.
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