NDDC Contract Rip-off: Neighborhood asks Buhari to submit forensic notify
The Abia Say Anti-Corruption Community (ASACN) has sent a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to reveal the publication of a forensic audit notify on Niger Delta Pattern Commission (NDDC) to enable the correction of its past mistakes.
At a news convention held in Aba, Abia Say on Saturday, the community of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) released copies of the letter to newshounds.
The group modified into as soon as led by Nelson Nwafor of the Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Pattern (FENRAD) and Henry Nwaigwe of Ndoki Formative years Federation.
The group mentioned the authorities needs to behave on the notify released no longer too long previously by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and presented to the Legal legitimate-Widespread of the Federation by Godswill Akpabio, the minister.
They mentioned the notify, which covered 18 years from 2001 to 2019, printed how 13,777 contracts awarded had been deserted in spite of the commission receiving six trillion naira in budgetary allocations.
With the abundant sum it purchased, the commission operated 362 bank accounts yet it did not ship the dividends it modified into as soon as anticipated to ship to the oil-bearing areas, they mentioned.
“We search information from that in retaining with the mantra of transparency and integrity which this administration upholds, the president will absorb to peaceable inform that the most considerable functions of the mentioned contracts main to the 13,000 deserted projects be published.
“The most considerable functions of the contractors who had been awarded the contracts needs to be made available to the public.
“The names and positions of all of us who had been enthusiastic in the award of the contracts will absorb to peaceable even be published.
“The president will absorb to peaceable inform the EFCC and ICPC to initiating instant investigation and prosecution of all these culpable in the mismanagement of the six trillion naira that collected to the Commission between 2000 and 2019.
“The EFCC and ICPC will absorb to peaceable initiating the course of of arrest, investigation of all contractors which had been fingered in the mentioned deserted projects.
“We pray that the Presidency directs the publishing of the most considerable functions of the 362 bank accounts and transactions utilized,” they mentioned.
They called on the president to also encourage the assemble to the bottom of of the Legal legitimate-Widespread to prosecute erring events to the failed contracts with concrete actions.
The community also suggested the president no longer to treat any erring assemble collectively with leniency, but to prosecute any individual came upon guilty in the NDDC contract scams.