The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested the chairman and three top management members of the Committee of Federal Polytechnic Rectors (COFER) for allegedly being in possession of N10.2 million bribes.
The arrested rectors are Abubakar Sadiq Yahaya (Federal Polytechnic Mubi), who is the chairman of COFER; John Taiwo Adekolawole (Federal Polytechnic Ede), and Arch. Waziri Sanusi Gumau (Federal Polytechnic Bauchi).
Arrested alongside the rectors was the secretary of COFER, Ayegba Benjamin Godwin, with the sum of N10, 250, 000 cash after a whistle-blower informed ICPC that the four suspects and others at large were perfecting plans to violate the provisions of Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.