The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Bolaji Owasanoye has expressed dismay that the 100 billion naira annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve Federal Government’s objective.
Owasanoye made the remark in Abuja during a special town hall meeting on fight against corruption organized by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture in conjunction with the National Orientation Agency NOA.
He regretted that the federal government’s lofty initiative had not made any significant impact in the lives of communities in the country in terms of infrastructure development.
Owasanoye said that the principal focus of the first phase of the tracking, started some months ago, was on health and education sectors.
He said that one or two locations were selected from each geopolitical zone, with emphasises on specific projects and working with an inter agency committee.
Owasanoye said that the committee was made up of representatives from Budget Office, Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, Bureau of Public Procurement and Office of the Auditor-General.