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16 states yet to disburse N57.6bn bailout funds

23 April 2016, 19:15

Abuja - 16 states were yet to disburse about N57.6 billion out of the bailout funds approved for them by President Muhammadu Buhari according to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

Some of the states were also accused of diverting the bailout funds which were meant for workers’ salaries to other use.

The states include Imo, Zamfara and Enugu.

Also read: Kogi governor raises alarm over bailout funds

Some states were yet to either collect or utilize the bailout funds as at the time the ICPC compiled its report.

Those in this category are Sokoto, Kogi and Bayelsa states.

The ICPC made the disclosures in a statement in Abuja by its spokesperson, Edet Ufot, on the report of its investigation into the use of bailout funds by 23 states.

Source: Nation

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