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Group asks Buhari to sanction minister, Onu over ex-FIIRO acting DG’s certificate scandal



The Unified Nigerian Youth Discussion board (UNYF), has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari on his current motion taken towards the previous performing Director-Basic of the Federal Institute of Industrial Analysis, Oshodi, Lagos, Mr Chima Igwe.

A press release from Comrade Abdulsalam Moh’d Kazeem, President, UNYF, stated, “It’s now not information that we now have many Nigerians with comparable instances like that of the Mr Chima Igwe, who’ve a number of educational {qualifications} solely on paper, whereas such by no means existed both of their behaviours when it comes to value-added capability or within the registry division of the stated establishment they’re claiming to be an alumnus of.”

The discussion board enjoined the Impartial and Corrupt Practices and Different Associated Offences Fee (ICPC) to rise as much as the expectations of the present administration and that of President Buhari’s struggle towards corruption in any respect ranges.

The discussion board questioned how such a delicate company of presidency with large budgetary allocation yearly could be in existence and its management could be receiving salaries and different remunerations for over 17 years and couldn’t detect faux educational {qualifications} besides by way of a petition.

The assertion famous that the Governing Council of the institute raised collection of legitimate elementary observations towards Mr Chima Igwe’s educational {qualifications} which even led to his being deposed earlier than his subsequent demotion for claiming he had a PhD from a college in Benin Republic.


The discussion board lamented that regardless of the problems raised towards Igwe, the Minister of Science and Expertise ignored the board and retained him because the performing Director-Basic of the institute towards the legislation of the institute and that of Nigeria.

The discussion board appealed to President Buhari to take severe measures towards the Minister of Science Expertise and Innovation, Mr Ogbonaya Onu, for bringing such avoidable embarrassment to Nigeria among the many comity of countries.

It stated that failure to take severe measures towards the minister would lead to a nationwide protest by its members the place their members would picket workplaces of all businesses and parastatals beneath his ministry.

It said that the period when individuals intentionally ignored constituted authority and convey the nation down beneath the present administration is over.

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