Professor Abakpa Benjamin Ogbole, the Pioneer Executive Secretary of National Senior Secondary Education Commission (NSSEC), has been suspended over alleged misappropriation of fund.
Until his appointment, professor Abakpa was a lecturer at the University of Agriculture.
His suspension was disclosed in a letter signed by Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Andrew David Adejo. Prof. Abakpa has been directed to hand over the affairs of the office to the most senior director in the commission.
Spokesperson of the NSSEC, Fatima Bappare, who confirmed Abakpa’s suspension, said he was accused by the board members of administrative ineptitude, financial misappropriation and lack of synergy.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been invited to carry out a full investigation.