From MOHAMMED ABDULLAHI,Keffi
The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and other related matters (ICPC) has set up a monitoring committee to track down all constituency project allocations in the country.
Similarly, the commission has also set up a monitoring committee on the bail-out funds allocated to various states of the country by the Federal government.
A board member of the (ICPC) Malam Zubairu Adam made these disclosures while speaking with newsmen in Keffi after the formal launching of the campaign against unethical conducts by the Vice Chancellor of the Nasarawa state University Keffi, Professor Suleiman Bala Muhammad at the Assembly Hall of the institution during the week.
According to him, these measures were taken in order to ensure the full application or utilization of the funds by those entrusted with as well as guard against misapplication or misappropriation which he said amounts to an act of corruption which he warned that his organization will not take it kindly.
Already, the committee is working assiduously and are recording a significant amount of success in the task ahead of them, assuring that they will make their finding public and those found to have gone contrary would be made to face the appropriate sanctions in order to serve as a deterrent to others who may contemplate toeing the same or line with them.
Zubairu however disclosed who order not to prolong the efforts of recovery of public funds and properties, the ICPC is adopting some measures where by such monies and properties are recovered with the minimum ease adding that such measures were recording the desired fruits or results and whatever recovered were channeled to the appropriate quarters to ensure their usage .
On how the ICPC would assist the University and other higher institution across the country, the board member stated that they would step down their effort towards an effective sensitization and advocacy with a view enlighten the students whom he described as would be or potential leaders of tomorrow to keep them from all forms of corrupt practices.
Zubairu who attributed the retarded or inability of Nigeria to prosper in all aspects of human endeavors despite the enormous human and material blessing the nature has endowed it with to the evil acts of corruption it was bedeviled with said efforts must be put in place by all patriotic Nigerians to stampeded believing that if acts of corruption were deal with successfully, resources, amenities and opportunities would be able to flow un hindered to enhance the betterment of all and build a peaceful and prosperous Nigeria for the betterment of all and sundry.