The ICPC said They discovered N2.67 billion of funds meant for feeding in schools, in some private bank accounts.
This Was disclosed on Monday during its 2nd National Summit on Diminishing Corruption and launch of the National Ethics and Integrity Policy at Abuja.
The ICPC Chairman By name Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, said the money was meant for some Federal Colleges during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Commission also discovered over N2.5 billion appropriated by a deceased senior civil servant in Ministry of Agriculture for himself and cronies, listing other assets recovered in the Ministry Agriculture to include 18 buildings, 12 business premises and 25 plots of land.
Information reaching us from Owasanoye saying…
“We observed transfers to sub-TSA were to prevent disbursement from being monitored. Nevertheless, we discovered payments to some federal colleges for school feeding in the sum of N2.67 billion during lockdown when the children are not in school, and some of the money ended up in personal accounts. We have commenced investigations into these finding.”
ICPC chairman also said under its 2020 constituency and executive projects tracking , 722 projects with a threshold of N100 million were tracked across 16 states.
in education sector, 78 MDAs were reviewed and common cases of misuse of funds were uncovered. ICPC chairman says