NAB to investigate misuse of polio funds in FATA

PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa initiated an investigation against Fata Secretariat officials for alleged misappropriation in funds meant for anti-polio vaccination projects.

The investigation was approved during a regional board meeting in Peshawar on Saturday. NAB initiated an inquiry against employees of Directorate of Health Services in Fata and others for their involvement in the embezzlement of funds worth millions of rupees in polio vaccination projects across the tribal areas.

Media reports said that Fata Secretariat was also under scrutiny for alleged misuse of authority in Bannu by awarding projects to favourite contractors who use sub-standard materials.



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