The State Security Service has been charge hit by a recruitment scandal involving the voilation of the principle of the federal character
The recruitment scandal also involve the Senate President, David Mark. From what the source close to News Express, that the last recruitment exercise by the Service “The Senate President, David Mark alone sent in over 40 names of his kingsmen in clear and flagrant voilation of the federal character principle.
According to the source, there were supposed to have been 155 cadets but the senate president increased it to well above 300.
Meanwhile the cadets are undergoing training at Ojo Barracks in Lagos, The training began around July last year and is scheduled to last for one year.
Manner at which the cadets were selected reflects the new but illegal practice of top Nigerian government officials sharing vacancies among themselves while we have more qualified candidates without godfathers roam the street in search of Jobs.
Why is the Minister of Interior not doing a proper screaning of Federal Character Violation?, Asked a sourse who spoke on the situation. He sack Mrs Rose Uzoma, the controller General of Immigration over the same issue but while his he not saying anything about the SSS scandal which his Ministry also suppervise.
Source is News Express.