ICPC, AGF began audit of state governments, others on the spending of Covid-19 funds

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC and the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation have begun investigation and audit of state governments, agencies and personnel, who spent the COVID-19 funds from the government and private individuals.


The Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation said the internal audit procedures would apply to all transactions relating to the COVID-19 Funds and reports would be forwarded to its Audit Monitoring Department.




This is according to the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris who added that any Ministry, department or agency that contravened the guideline would be sanctioned and the names of such MDA and its principal officers would be made public as a measure of transparency.




On his part, ICPC’s Director of Operations, Akeem Lawal, noted that it was investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives, including some state governments in the country.

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