Israel Bulus, Kaduna
Cooperative College kaduna located along kaduna-Abuja expressway is reportedly awash in serious financial fraud scandal running into Multi Million Naira involving capital projects and fakes bank’s tellers for payment of school fees.
Similarly, the account department of the most largest Federal Cooperation College in Nigeria, with over 800″000 students population, is allegedly maned by a chief Accountant and his blood brothers and sister.
Investigation conducted by our correspondent revealed that about 1060 students have been penciled down for expel from the school over their alleged roles in the fake banks teller. Out of the numbers, each student pays nothing less than N30, 000 and N50, 000 respectively as regular and part-time, amounting to over N8. 4 million.
Insider sources who confided in our reporter averred that students who’s parents confronted the school authority and clarified them on payment of the money to the banks were set free of fake teller fraud allegations, while those not, were enlisted to face expel any moment from now.
It was also learnt that both the students and school authority especially accounts section have been having a running battle over the matter with regards to who should be hold accountable for the fake Teller fraud. Within the week of disagreement, fire gutted the department and burn most files into ashes, according to authoritative source.
The matter, it was gathered, was reported to the dean students affairs and the student Union leaders but could not be resolved amicably as all attempt to stop the planned expel proved abortive.
Further investigation also uncovered that authority of the institution has exhausted N550 million of the N1. 1billon capital projects money approved, with nothing much to show for it.
While Insider said the projects have not reached 30 percent progress, the authority lied to national assembly committee on agriculture that the projects have reached 70 percent, and therefore been pushing the for balance.
A peep into the Account department of the largest Federal Cooperative College uncovered that the Chief Accountant has surrounded himself with staffs identified to be his blood brothers and sister.
While the chief Accountant is bearing Mall. Rabiu Kariji, the three other staffs also bears Atiku Danlami Kariji, Nafisa Mohammed Kariji and Sadiq Abubakar Kariji, respectively.
Findings revealed that Atiku Danlami Kariji has the same father with the Chief Accountant, while Nafisa and Sadiq are last born and younger brother respectively to the chief Accountant.
When our correspondent and other journalists contacted the College Provost, Bala Gimba declined information on ground that he must obtain permission from his superior in agriculture ministry before addressing pressmen.
However, when contacted, the reference deputy Provost, Aisha Ismile, who confirmed the allegations disclosed that a committee set up by the college authority headed by herself was yet to submit the report. She also confirmed the plans to expelled some students, but argued that they were less than a thousand. End