UNIBEN PG Students’ Ordeal

*UNIVERSITY OF BENIN COUNCIL / MANAGEMENT PULLS OUT FROM TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT (TSA)*
The University of Benin Council/ Management pulls out from Treasury Single Account (TSA),
Opens an account with Unity Bank, Uniben Branch: Account title: Uniben Staff Retreat/ External Assessors, Account no: 0014419470. The aforementioned account is used to drain postgraduate students on or before completion of their program. The PG students are forced to pay #30000, #60000, and #90000 for PgD, MSc and PhD students respectively into the account all in the name of paying for External Examiners for project/oral defense, while the students through their departments are also mandated to pay External Examiners at the point of oral defense on the premise that the school cannot access the account domicile at unity Bank. Studying in UNIBEN and upon completion of your study, you are made to realize that you cannot get your result approved by the senate or do the relevant clearance after approval by senate to get your statement of result/ certificate until you pay the said amount. Our certificates are being kidnapped for a ransom fee of #30000, #60000 and #90000 for PgD, MSc and PhD students respectively. Fellow Nigerian students, are postgraduate students to pay for the retreat of staff in the university of Benin? Pls let’s join hands together and help stop this corrupt practice in the institution.

EFCC, ICPC and other relevant financial institutions should conduct proper investigation on the issue to stop this corrupt act.

Read and share until it get to all relevant authorities.

Source: nairaland

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