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TETFund engages NANS to monitor projects

Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono during the presentation of a 30-seater bus to NANS in Abuja. Photo: Daniel Adejo/Radio Nigeria.

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has urged students to monitor the contractors handling projects in various institutions across the country.

The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono stated this during a presentation of a 30-seater brand new Toyoto Coaster bus to the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Abuja.

He urged the student body to report erring contractors to encourage transparency in the system.

Echono noted that TETFund was also designing interventions that would address students hostel challenges and others issues.

“We want to be able to identify on each campus a contact person that will be able to checkmate our projects so that we can have a first hand information, even before sending our team there”. he stated.

“We are doing several engagement with other stakeholders. So, going forward, this will make our monitoring process more transparent.”

Responding, NANS President, Usman Barambu gave assurance that NANS will put thorough checks across campuses to ensure that contractors who handle TETFund projects carry out such projects.

The student body commended the board for donating a 30-seater coaster bus to them, following their request.

Reporting by Daniel Adejo; Editing by Chinasa Ossai, Adeniyi Bakare