ICPC Discover N2.67 Billion School Feeding funds Hidden in Private Bank Accounts
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), has disclosed that it discovered N2.67 billion of funds meant for feeding in some schools, hidden in some private bank accounts.
The anti-corruption agency revealed this on Monday, during its 2nd National Summit on Diminishing Corruption and launch of the National Ethics and Integrity Policy at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. According to the chairman of the ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, the embezzled funds was meant for some Federal schools during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Commission also revealed that it discovered over N2.5 billion embezzled by a deceased senior civil servant in Ministry of Agriculture, and other assets which include 18 buildings, 12 business premises and 25 plots of land.