NDDC Contract Rip-off: Group asks Buhari to post forensic memoir
The Abia Converse Anti-Corruption Network (ASACN) has despatched a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to reveal the newsletter of a forensic audit memoir on Niger Delta Development Fee (NDDC) to permit the correction of its previous errors.
At a news conference held in Aba, Abia Converse on Saturday, the network of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) released copies of the letter to reporters.
The community was once led by Nelson Nwafor of the Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Development (FENRAD) and Henry Nwaigwe of Ndoki Formative years Federation.
The community stated the manager wants to behave on the memoir released recently by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and offered to the Lawyer-Long-established of the Federation through Godswill Akpabio, the minister.
They stated the memoir, which lined 18 years from 2001 to 2019, printed how 13,777 contracts awarded had been abandoned in spite of the commission receiving six trillion naira in budgetary allocations.
With the full sum it obtained, the commission operated 362 financial institution accounts but it did no longer bring the dividends it was once expected to bring to the oil-bearing areas, they stated.
“We seek recordsdata from that in accordance to the mantra of transparency and integrity which this administration upholds, the president must quiet whisper that the principle points of the stated contracts main to the 13,000 abandoned projects be printed.
“The principle points of the contractors who had been awarded the contracts should be made on hand to the final public.
“The names and positions of all those who had been furious relating to the award of the contracts must quiet furthermore be printed.
“The president must quiet whisper the EFCC and ICPC to commence speedy investigation and prosecution of all those culpable within the mismanagement of the six trillion naira that accrued to the Fee between 2000 and 2019.
“The EFCC and ICPC must quiet commence the strategy of arrest, investigation of all contractors which had been fingered within the stated abandoned projects.
“We pray that the Presidency directs the publishing of the principle points of the 362 financial institution accounts and transactions conducted,” they stated.
They called on the president to furthermore lend a hand the resolve of the Lawyer-Long-established to prosecute erring parties to the failed contracts with concrete actions.
The network furthermore entreated the president to no longer treat any erring celebration with leniency, but to prosecute any particular person learned responsible within the NDDC contract scams.