The independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Enugu State on Friday has notify the public that the premises of a legislator from Enugu North senatorial Zone of the state has been sealed.
A statement made on Friday by the head, Public Enlightenment and Education Unit of the commission, Mr Suleiman Godwin said the action followed an alleged arrange by the lawmaker to hold on items procured for constituency intervention within the zone.
Godwin said that items value over 100 million naira were involved in the shoddy deal.
The statement read in part: “Operatives of the ICPC, Enugu office has traced to the country home of a distinguished politician from Uzo Uwani local government area of the state things purchased for intervention in the zone.
“The discovery followed the constituency projects tracking of the ICPC as directed by the chairman of the commission.
“Among the items confiscated are fifty one tricycles, 228 motorcycles, 203 grinding machines and 5 electricity transformers.
“The premises in which the items were stashed away has been sealed by the ICPC,” he stated.
Godwin further stated that the commission had begun investigations on the circumstances surrounding the incident.
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