Nigerian-born don squanders $190k grant money on strip clubsOctober 10, 2019
Nigerian-born don squanders $190k grant money on strip clubs
Nigerian-born don…A previous Head of Department at Drexel University in the US, Nigerian-conceived Nwankpa, has been blamed for abusing $190,000 implied for research purposes.
As per the Daily Mail, Nwankpa misused assets given by the Navy, the Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation, to satisfy heavy costs at refined man’s clubs and sports bars in the Philadelphia region.
Nwankpa supposedly additionally spent the cash on iTunes.
The college had supposedly found the supposed misrepresentation in 2017 during an inside review and cautioned the government.
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Talking on the charge, US Attorney William McSwain stated, “This is a case of outrageous and brassy extortion and a dishonorable abuse of open assets. The offices giving these award assets anticipate that they should be utilized towards headways in vitality and maritime innovation for open advantage, not for individual diversion.”
Altogether, Nwankpa was found to have wasted an aggregate of $189,062, which had been expected for vitality, science, and maritime research.
At the point when gone up against by specialists, Nwankpa confessed to being the guilty party behind the unapproved costs and left his post.
He additionally consented to pay back $53,328. No criminal allegation was laid against him, in spite of the fact that he was banished from government contract for a half year.