17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

Senate Moves To Recover TETFUND’s N263bn

The Senate yesterday resolved to ensure the refund of all monies diverted from the Education Tax Account of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund) by the Federal Government in 2013 to other projects outside the purview of the agency.

The Upper Chamber said it became necessary as there were numerous infrastructural projects to be executed in tertiary institutions across the country.

The Red Chamber also said it would ............
amend the TETfund Act to enable it becomes part of approving authority for allocation and disbursement funds by the interventionist agency and that the appointments of the executive secretary and that of the chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees of Tetfund be confirmed by the Senate upon nomination by Mr. President.

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The resolutions at the Committee of the Whole followed the adoption of a report of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETfund on a Motion tagged “Gross Mismanagement of Education Tax Fund 2011 to 2015”.
LEADERSHIP Friday recall that the Senate at plenary on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 deliberated on the Motion sponsored by Senator Abdullahi Sabi (APC, Niger), who drew the attention of the Senate to the alleged gross mismanagement of Education Tax Fund.