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N585m scandal: Tinubu orders investigation, suggests sanctions


President Bola Tinubu has directed a thorough and comprehensive investigation into the N585.2 million scandal involving the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Beta Edu.

Minister of Information and National Orientation Mohammed Idris disclosed this in a personally signed statement on Sunday.

The Minister acknowledged concerns raised by the public regarding the Ministry's alleged payment of funds into private accounts.

The minister said the federal government, under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was transparent and accountable to the people.

He stressed that government is committed to ensuring that public funds are allocated and utilized effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of Nigerians.

“In light of recent events, the President has directed that a thorough and comprehensive investigation be conducted to confirm the accuracy and validity of the details reported.

“The Government is determined to uncover the truth on this issue and, in line with its commitment to public accountability and due process, will take appropriate steps to ensure that any violations or violations are identified and firmly punished. I assure you that action will be taken.”

“Against the backdrop of various unconfirmed stories circulating on the internet, the public has decided that the Ministry of Intelligence and National Orientation, under the leadership of Minister Muhammad Idris, is the main source of verified information on national events and actions. It is advised to note that the Federal Government of Nigeria.

“Only accurate details will be shared with the public. The Ministry is committed to providing timely updates to keep Nigerians informed of the progress of the investigation.

“We urge Nigerians to be patient as the investigation progresses. The government is focused on ensuring a fair and impartial process and the findings of the investigation are communicated to the public fairly and transparently. Idris said.

Source: dailypost.ng

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