Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate COVID-19 fraud
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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), on Thursday, reported that it is examining affirmed instances of debasement in the administration of COVID-19 assets and palliatives.

The commission’s Director of Operations, Mr Akeem Lawal, made this known during a virtual gathering of partners on the subject, “COVID-19 Funds Management and Monitoring”, on Thursday.

Lawal said a portion of the cases remember claimed misrepresentation by some taking an interest open establishment for the discharge and dispersion of grains from key food save, NAN reports.

The ICPC official, who would not uncover personality, said there were instances of state governments utilizing the pandemic to “monetarily misuse nearby governments”.

He included that supposed infractions in the acquisition of COVID-19 palliatives and coordinations and network illumination exercises.

As indicated by him, there are different instances of preoccupation of “COVID-19 coordinations and possibility secret stash into individual record.

“In all instances of infraction, offenders will be explored and indicted.”

He included that the ICPC is directly observing dispersion of cash and food under the Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme and the Home School Feeding Program.

Lawal noticed that the goal is to guarantee straightforwardness and responsibility in the usage of COVID-19 assets as coordinated by President Muhammadu Buhari.