News broke out today the Nigerian Law School paid N32 million illegally into the account of an unnamed cleaner over a period of 12 months. This was revealed to the Senate Committee on Public Accounts on Thursday by the Office of the Auditor-General of the federation. The Auditor-General, Anthony Ayine, said he uncovered several anomalies in the financial records of the Nigerian Law School over the years.
The report revealed misappropriation and spending without approvals by the institution for years.
The 2015 Financial Report of the office is currently being scrutinised by the Senate Public Accounts Committee. According to the report, the payment of N36 million was made as dressing allowance of 52 workers to the account of a single member of staff in violation of Nigeria’s Financial Act.