We lack control of Constituency Projects — Rep member

Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects. Agbedi who spoke during an interactive session with community leaders at his Zonal Intervention Project for the empowerment of 30 beneficiaries from his constituency noted that the constituency projects were solely controlled by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAS). According to the lawmaker, the impression that members of the National Assembly have access to constituency project fund was erroneous adding that the executive arm of government has over 90 per cent control of such projects

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