N500 million meant for rebuilding Chibok school disappears

N500 million meant for rebuilding Chibok school disappears

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has cried out regarding the disappearance of N500 million released by the FG to rebuild Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok.

The dreaded terror group, Boko Haram, had made away with over 219 girls from the school on April 14, 2014.

Following their abduction and vandalization of the school, former President Goodluck Jonathan had announced the release of the money.

To substantiate the release, former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, had flown to Chibok herself.

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She went during to inaugurate the N500 million rebuilding project under the Safe School Initiative program.

Two years on, the project is yet to be completed while students of the school remain at home.

The Bornu State Governor has vowed to uncover what happened to the money.

He said his administration would pressurize the Federal Government to uncover those who might have diverted the money.

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Shettima also said scrupulous individuals turned the Boko Haram misfortune into a money-making venture.

He said it was important to determine how much was released to the contractor handling the project.

He said this will explain why the school has remained in a state of disrepair.