Teacher absconds with N2m WAEC enrolment fee in Edo

A secondary school teacher in Edo State is allegedly on the run with the sum of N2 million that was meant for the enrolment of students for the forthcoming West African Examination Senior Secondary School Examinations (WASSCE).

The incident was said to have occurred at Gilgal Private School, located at Iguobazuwa the headquarters of Ovia South-west Local Government Area of the state.

According to Daily Post, due to lack of commercial banks in the area, the money was handed over to the teacher for safe keeping.

This abnormality led to one of the parents raising alarm, and the proprietor of the said school was arrested by police operatives of Iguobazuwa division.

When contacted, the spokesman of the Nigerian police, Edo State Command, Bello Kotongs, promised to obtain a brief from the Divisional Police officer (DPO) in the area for details.

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