FMC Owo MD appears before ICPC

April 28, 2022

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The medical director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo in Ondo State, Ahmed Adeagbo, appeared before the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Osogbo, over alleged corruption.

Mr Adeagbo, with a female staffer of the hospital, arrived the ICPC’s office in Osogbo, at exactly 11.20 a.m, it was learnt

The MD’s appearance at the commission’s office on Wednesday followed a letter dated April 20, addressed to the facility’s Medical Director, inviting him, along with the Head of Finance and Accounts, to appear before it and show evidence of how the N176 million COVID-19 intervention fund and other monies were spent by the hospital’s management.

The commission also asked him to show:
“evidence of how the alleged amount of N186,817, 307 was spent with approvals and relevant documents, establish the purpose of the COVID-19 intervention funds and beneficiaries of the fund.

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“Show evidence that staff members, who contracted COVID-19, were paid for or received free items from the intervention funds, treatment benefits to individuals (identity of such staff members, what treatment received).

“Request for salary payslips of Resident Doctors from 2017 -2021

“Evidence of payments made to pharmaceutical supplies from 2017 till date, evidence of receipt with payment vouchers.”

The letter, which invited Mr Adeagbo and others for questioning, of read partly, ” furtherance to the investigation, which the state office of the commission is carrying out on the allegations against the management of the Federal Medical Centre, Owo.

“In violation of the Provision of th Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act, 2000, a list of additional requirements as enclosed in the letter are being requested by the reviewer of the investigation report.

“Pursuant to Section 28 of the Act, 2000, you are, therefore, required to appear in the state office at 5 Ola Alabi way, GRA, Osogbo at 11.00 hours on April 27, Under the Head of Finance and Accounts and the attached documents.”

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