A group of Nasarawa youths has called for the suspension and investigation of Secretary to the state government over the ongoing 1bn scandal being investigated by the Nasarawa state House of assembly.
The group name Coalition of Concerned Nasarawa Youths made the call to governor A. A. Sule on Friday during a press conference in lafia.
According to the group, they want the case as a matter of urgency Mr Aliyu Tijani should be suspended, investigated and if found guilty to have misappropriated the sum of one billion naira, persecuted including everyone involve no matter his or her position.
The said one billion Naira was released by the government of Senator Umaru Tanko Almakura when he was serving as the state commissioner of education for the renovation of two hundred and eight (208) dilapidated schools across the state.
Comrade Hashidu Aminu while giving the statement warned that legal action shall be taken against the state government if the matter is swept under the carpet.