The House of Representatives has expressed satisfaction with the judicious use of the Covid-19 funds appropriated to critical agencies.
This was made known on Thursday by the subcommittee of the Public Account Committee led by the lawmaker representing Ibadan Northwest Southwest Federal Constituency, Hon Adedeji Stanley Olajide (Odidiomo).
Hon Odidiomo who is the House Committee Chairman on ICT and Cybersecurity while addressing journalists during the North Central Zone on Crucial Oversight inspection of Covid-19 funds to critical agencies noted the funds appropriated were used judiciously for the purpose they were meant for.
He said: “I was opportuned to lead a subcommittee of the public account committee, North Central Zone on Crucial Oversight inspection of Covid-19 funds to critical agencies.
“The committee’s task which is aimed at ensuring transparency in the allocation and utilization of Covid-19 funds, started its inspection at the National Hospital Abuja, then proceeded to the Federal Medical Center Jabi, and ended at the Abuja University Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada.
“The sub committee led by my humble self was impressed by the judicious utilisation of COVID-19 funds as we saw everything the money was expended on by alk the health centers visited.
“I also received an award on behalf of the National Assembly, thereby reinforcing our commitment to supporting institutions that prioritise citizens well-being.”