The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Enugu State says it has sealed the premises of a federal lawmaker from Enugu North senatorial zone.
Spokesman of the commission, Suleiman Godwin, in a statement on Friday said the closure of the property followed alleged plan by the lawmaker to stash away items procured for constituency intervention in the zone.
Mr Godwin did not mention the name of the legislator in the statement. He, however, said that items worth over N100 million were involved in the deal.
Godwin said: “Operatives of the ICPC, Enugu Office has traced to the country home of a prominent politician from Uzo Uwani Local Government Area of the state items purchased for intervention in the zone.
“The discovery followed the constituency projects tracking of the ICPC as directed by the chairman of the commission.
“Among the items seized are 51 tricycles, 228 motorcycles, 203 grinding machines and five electricity transformers.”
The spokesman added that the commission has begun investigation on the incident.