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ICPC confirms construction of N306 million health, ICT facilities in Gombe community

Abdulrazaq Mungadi

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) on Monday confirmed the execution of the constituency projects sponsored by Binta Bello, a former lawmaker representing Kaltungo/Shongom Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.

In an effort to ensure that constituency projects were implemented in line with what was proposed by lawmakers, the ICPC inspected the facility and the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) facility in Filiya of Shongom Local Government Area (LGA) of State.

According to the leader of the ICPC supervision team Mr Laban Rakum, the projects, valued at N306 , were executed as proposed by the former lawmaker. He stated that the supervision by the commission was to ensure that constituency projects were implemented in the interest of the people.

Rakum said funds budgeted for constituency projects are pulled from the resources of the masses and that it is mandatory that the people get value for their money.

‘We inspected three components of the facility in Filiya . One of the components is the of compact laboratory and furnishing awarded for N81.6 but revised to N86.9 .

‘The other component of the project is for the of a tuberculosis unit awarded initially for N60 but revised downwards to N56.8 . The last was the of modern mortuary awarded for N50.96 . For the ICT centre, the construction was awarded for N21.44 while the supply of desktops was for N90.56 ,’ Mr Rakum, a Superintendent with Bauchi state ICPC office, told newsmen in Filiya, while noting that some defects were noticed with regard to the projects inspected and assured that the commission will ensure that the right thing is done.

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