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Covid-19 Funds Are Embezzled By Some State

States in high risk as Federal Government began to probe over Covid-19 spending.

The Federal Government anti-graft agency, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation disclosed this he said there will be an internal audit about the fraudulent spending relating to the Novel Virus Fund.

In order to show transpiracy and accountability the department or agency that contravened the guideline would be sanctioned and the names of such MDA and its principal officers will be sanction .

The ICPC Director of Operations, Mr Akeem Lawal, stated this in his presentation titled, ‘ICPC Monitoring Obligation and Strategy Re: COVID-19 Emergency.’

Lawal, who did not mention names or states, added that there was also a case of diversion of COVID-19 logistics and contingency emergency fund into a personal account, while the name and state involved still remains unknown like an hidden treasures.

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