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ICPC to track 1,932 constituency projects in 25 states, FCT



The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has announced its intention to begin the tracking of 1,932 constituency and executive projects across 25 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This information was disclosed by the spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Azuka Ogugua as released by ICPC in Abuja on Friday.

According to the statement, the projects to be tracked are valued at N500 billion and were started in 2019 in 25 states and the FCT, and the exercise would commence on the 16th of October in the six geo-political zones of the country.

The ICPC spokesperson disclosed the focal states for the exercise are Benue, Kogi, Niger, Kwara, Bauchi, Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi, Plateau, Taraba, Gombe and Yobe.

Additional States where the ICPC Phase 6 tracking exercise would focus on include Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, Anambra, Ebonyi, Imo, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Lagos, Ondo States as well as the FCT.

Mrs Ogugua said the forthcoming tracking exercise seeks to improve service delivery to the people by investigating the misappropriation of funds and fraudulent procurement practices, as well as ensuring that all government-funded projects are executed to specification.

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Furthermore, ICPC will also focus on special intervention agencies and capital funds projects handling, and execution of the North-East Development Commission, Presidential Amnesty Programme, and Niger Delta Development Commission.

Mrs Ogugua stated that,