From: Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) who pay for constituency projects without clearance from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, face being invited by Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and being imposed with heavy sanctions, so says Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Dr. Habiba Lawal.
Lawal gave the warning at the opening of the Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum on the Implementation of Zonal Intervention/Constituency Projects, in Abuja, on Thursday.
The stakeholders’ meeting was aimed at enhancing working relationship with partners in the implementation of the Zonal Intervention/Constituency Projects and Programmes.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office (OSGF), William Alo, she warned that no MDAs should pay out money on constituency project except it gets clearance from office of the SGF.
“This is tax payers money that must be accounted…