D’Banj: We’re collaborating with ICPC – Ministry


Following the arrest of Oladipo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as ‘D’Banj’ over alleged N-Power fraud by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, the Humanitarian Affairs Ministry has confirmed that it is working in collaboration with the anti-graft agency to ensure successful determination of the investigation.

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Addressing newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary, Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, noted that the Ministry has deployed a well-rounded mechanism for selection of eligible beneficiaries from across the country and that this has been in place since the inception of the programme.

He therefore stressed that when it came to their notice that there may have been sharp practices by some personnel of the Payment Service Provider involved in the payment processes of beneficiaries, they immediately referred matter to the ICPC for thorough investigation.

Sani-Gwarzo assured that the Ministry has carried out thorough reinforcement of its systems to eliminate all anomalies and prevent similar occurrences in the future.