Sierra Leone’s education minister says he has discovered dozens of non-existent “ghost teachers” invented by officials to embezzle money

by BBC News

The education minister has been touring schools to count the teachers. Photo: BBC

Sierra Leone’s education minister says he has discovered dozens of non-existent “ghost teachers” invented by officials to embezzle money.

Minkailu Bah told the BBC that many of the 33,000 teachers receiving salaries existed only on paper.

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