ICPC Returns Looted N980m to Ministry, FGCs



The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Tuesday returned N980.2 million to the Ministry of Environment and three Federal Government Colleges. The funds are part of money the commission said it recovered through court processes.

The amount included the stolen N924million voted for the Great Green Wall to fight desertification in 11 states and N56, 211,086.23 diverted votes for the feeding of students in Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Shagamu, Federal Government College, Odogbolu and the Federal Science Technical College, Ijebu-Imushin.

The Chairman of ICPC, Mr. Ekpo Nta, said, “The funds were returned pursuant to court orders.”

He said ICPC is still tracking and investigating the movement of another N468, 794,613.79.

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