The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC has vowed to monitor the implementation of constituency projects by federal and state legislators nationwide to prevent fraud and abandonment.
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The Commission said it has uncovered projects in twelve states of the federation which some legislators earmarked for implementation as constituency projects, saying that funds had been released for the projects which have been abandoned.
ICPC’s Chief Superintendent Okwong Miriam Ese announced this in Jos at the flag-off of “I Follow The Money” Project held at the Permanent Site of the University of Jos, Plateau State.
She explained that ICPC partners with “I Follow The Money” Project, a Non-Governmental Organisation to mobilise student and young people in the country to monitor the performance of their representatives in government and uncover corrupt practices within and outside government.