NDDC Contract Rip-off: Neighborhood asks Buhari to put up forensic anecdote
The Abia Teach Anti-Corruption Community (ASACN) has despatched a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to direct the publication of a forensic audit anecdote on Niger Delta Pattern Commission (NDDC) to enable the correction of its past mistakes.
At a records conference held in Aba, Abia Teach on Saturday, the community of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) released copies of the letter to reporters.
The team used to be led by Nelson Nwafor of the Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Pattern (FENRAD) and Henry Nwaigwe of Ndoki Childhood Federation.
The team acknowledged the authorities desires to act on the anecdote released now now not too lengthy within the past by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and offered to the Lawyer-General of the Federation thru Godswill Akpabio, the minister.
They acknowledged the anecdote, which covered 18 years from 2001 to 2019, printed how 13,777 contracts awarded had been abandoned in spite of the associated price receiving six trillion naira in budgetary allocations.
With the immense sum it purchased, the associated price operated 362 bank accounts yet it didn’t bring the dividends it used to be expected to bring to the oil-bearing areas, they acknowledged.
“We quiz that consistent with the mantra of transparency and integrity which this administration upholds, the president should always peaceable insist that the principle points of the acknowledged contracts leading to the 13,000 abandoned projects be published.
“The small print of the contractors who had been awarded the contracts should always be made readily accessible to the general public.
“The names and positions of all these that had been exciting concerning the award of the contracts should always peaceable moreover be published.
“The president should always peaceable insist the EFCC and ICPC to begin up instantaneous investigation and prosecution of all these culpable within the mismanagement of the six trillion naira that accrued to the Commission between 2000 and 2019.
“The EFCC and ICPC should always peaceable start up the strategy of arrest, investigation of all contractors which had been fingered within the acknowledged abandoned projects.
“We pray that the Presidency directs the publishing of the principle points of the 362 bank accounts and transactions implemented,” they acknowledged.
They known as on the president to moreover support the unravel of the Lawyer-General to prosecute erring parties to the failed contracts with concrete actions.
The community moreover urged the president now now not to treat any erring birthday party with leniency, but to prosecute any particular person found responsible within the NDDC contract scams.