Nigeria: Taraba Commissioner Denies Embezzling N1.2bn Covid-19 Funds

The commissioner for Health, Taraba State, Dr Innocent Vakai, has debunked media publication that he personally embezzled a sum of N1.2 billion COVID-19 funds contributed to manage the pandemic in the state.

The commissioner for Health who also doubles as the chairman Taraba State Technical Committee on COVID 19 said the publication by the local tabloid is false and has no iota of truth.

Vakai stated this yesterday in Jalingo, Taraba State capital during a press briefing to clear the air on the…


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