The items, worth N113.5 million, were given out under Constituency Project Empowerment Programmes.
According to the anti-graft agency, the applicants were nabbed on Tuesday during its ongoing recruitment.
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.
The borehole was purportedly sunk at Sabongari area of Nengere Local Government Area of Yobe State
Speaking with newsmen in Abuja, Ilelah also refuted reports of alleged rift between the commission and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, describing it as fake news.
The tracking of constituency and executive projects began in 2019. It focuses on how well money allocated to critical sectors of education, health, agriculture, water resources and power, amongst others, by the government is utilized.
The former governor of Benue State made the call at a press conference in Abuja on Monday.
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.
In a statement by Azuka Ogugua, ICPC spokesperson, the agency recalled that the recruitment exercise commenced early 2020
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).
The PFAN President, Tijjani Babangida, pleaded for the commission’s intervention in protecting the players’ welfare and jobs at their Nigerian clubs during a courtesy visit to the ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, SAN.
The Dean and Director of the pre-Degree Programme of her university was accused by the ICPC of the fraud.
ICPC, in two counts filed at the High Court of Cross River State, Calabar, also arraigned one Promise Osundu over his alleged complicity in the demand for bribe from the ex-post graduate student, Susan Eno-Abasi Genschow.
Audi spoke at a courtesy visit to the Commission in Abuja, disclosing that the NSCDC would discontinue with high-profile corruption cases
Owasanoye said this in a statement by ICPC spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Prof. Owasanoye made this known during the visit of council members of the African Bar Association (AFBA) led by its President, Hanniba Uwaifo to the corporate headquarters of the ICPC recently.
The UBEC Head of Public Relations and Protocol, David Apeh, and made this known in statement to newsmen on Monday, in Abuja.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), arraigned Awudu on Monday before Olusegun Adeniyi, judge, on a 22-count charge of fraud.