Under fire, Benedicta Daudu, a member of the Advisory Committee against Corruption set up by President Buhari is currently embroiled in an examination malpractice scandal and has resigned from the committee after an exclusive story by the Premium Times.
The executive secretary of the committee, Bolaji Owasanoye, in a text message said she voluntarily stepped down from the committee until the matter is officially concluded.
According to a report by Premium Times, Mrs Daudu, an associate professor of law and head of the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law of the Faculty of Law in University of Jos (UNIJOS), was allegedly caught cheating while writing an examination for a Master’s degree in Research and Public Policy in the same university.
With a Masters in Law, she was working towards another in Research and Public Policy.
She was accused by the department of sneaking in prepared answers during the examination for Global Context in Public Policy course.