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ICPC recovers ambulances, transformer allegedly hoarded by Sen Kashamu

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Some constituency projects meant for Ogun East Senatorial District, which the senator representing them, Buruji Kashamu allegedly refused to give them have been recovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).

The projects are three ambulances and a 500KVA transformer.

The ICPC spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa announced the discovery and recovery in a statement on Thursday.

She said that the items were part of the 2016 constituency projects which were to be distributed to Ogun East Senatorial District in Ogun State.

“They were discovered at his constituency project office in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. The three ambulances, which were procured at the cost of N6m each, were meant to be supplied to Obada Healthcare Centre, Oke Sopin in the Ijebu North Local Government Area; Community Health Centre, Itele in Ijebu East Local Government Area; and Community Health Centre, Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area.

“The transformer is the last of an initial 11 meant for distribution to various communities of Ogun East Senatorial District which were procured at the cost of N3.6m each, bringing the total for the entire eleven transformers to N39.5m,” she said.

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On how the recovery was made, she explained that the commission received intelligence about the presence of the items at the location from a concerned citizen.

Okoduwa added that ICPC had covered 12 states so far in the execution of the initiative.

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