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Mallam Bello who made this assertion during a sensitisation workshop for top management staff of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) recently in Abuja, commended the Commission’s Ethics and Integrity Compliance Scorecard in which FCTA emerged as top scorer in the year 2020 rating, stating that the success was attributable to the active role played by the FCT Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU).

The warehouse, located at Lailai Quarters, was used for hoarding 29 tricycles supplied under Youth Empowerment Scheme (YES) programme for Yobe South Senatorial District in 2020.

The ICPC, who made the discovery during the ongoing Constituency and Executive Projects tracking exercise in the state, noted that the generator was meant to provide power to the clinic which was inaugurated in February 2020, but was not supplied by the contractor.

Chairman of ICPC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye who made the disclosure during a meeting with the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee Investigating the Operations of Real Estate Developers in FCT, said that the developer took the money without providing houses for its subscribers. He stressed that the Commission will always deploy its mandates against developers who took public funds with the promise to provide houses for public or civil servants without doing so.

The officials were arrested on the 12th of August 2021 simultaneously in Adamawa, Gombe, Ondo and Osun states, with the extorted money on them, during the enforcement of the sixth phase of ‘Operation Tranquility’ by officers of ICPC, FRSC and the Department of State Services (DSS).