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N292m traced to retired perm sec’s account

13 November 2015, 11:11

Abuja - The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has discovered N292millon in the account of one of the permanent secretaries that were retired on Tuesday, Punch reports.

ICPC made the discovery during discreet investigations into the five months of the permanent secretaries presided over the ministries in the absence of ministers.

The commission was said to have started the probe into the permanent secretaries’ reign shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari submitted the ministerial list to the Senate.

Also read: Buhari fires permanent secretaries

Investigators became curious upon discovery that the account of one of the retired permanent secretaries swelled up to N292m in the last five months.

ICPC’s investigations are not limited to the permanent secretaries that were fired but also those who have served in the past five months and those still in service.

Read more at Punch

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