EDUCATION SECRETARY SENTENCED WITHOUT FINE .

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For employing his secondary school [SS2] teenage daughter; Ms preye Tom, into the education authority in Delta State; Mr Abayomi Tom Kelekumor has been sentenced to five years in jail by a High court sitting in the state.

Kelemour, who was a former education secretary in Bomadi LGA in the state, was; sentenced to prison for illegally employing his daughter who had not obtained the minimum education requirement; for service in the state when he engaged her.

His imprisonment follows the charges preferred against him by the independent corrupt practices commission[ICPC] before justice Biriki Okolosi of the said court.

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According to information ICPC’S website, Mr Kelekumor violated section 19 of the Corrupt practices; and other related offences Act, 2000, in engaging his teenage daughter into the service.

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Justice Okolosi sentenced the former education secretary the former education to five years in jail without any option of fine.