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To Let Go or Not to Let Go.

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Sandra Ukele
The case of the suspended former DG of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mr. Mournir Gwarzo by Kemi Adeosun former Minister or Finance had another hearing at the FCT high court Maitama Abuja.
The case filed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related offencesCommission before JusticeHusseini Baba Yusuf bordering on a count charge of fraud to the sum of N104,851,154.94 which Mr. Gwarzo paid himself as severance package when he had yet to retire, resign or disengage from the service of the SEC.
This being in total disregard to the civil service standing rule that severance benefit can only be paid to an employee who has concluded his or her service and has completely disengaged from service.
The matter was brought before the public by the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) a human rights, community based and civil society organization in a press briefing held in Lagos. The Community Based Organization averred on Jan.2, 2013, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo …