NDDC Contract Scam: Team asks Buhari to put up forensic file
The Abia Affirm Anti-Corruption Community (ASACN) has sent a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to enlighten the e-newsletter of a forensic audit file on Niger Delta Building Commission (NDDC) to enable the correction of its past errors.
At a info convention held in Aba, Abia Affirm on Saturday, the network of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) launched copies of the letter to newshounds.
The crew was once led by Nelson Nwafor of the Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Building (FENRAD) and Henry Nwaigwe of Ndoki Early life Federation.
The crew stated the authorities wants to behave on the file launched now now not too prolonged in the past by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and offered to the Felony skilled-Overall of the Federation through Godswill Akpabio, the minister.
They stated the file, which lined 18 years from 2001 to 2019, published how 13,777 contracts awarded appreciate been abandoned in spite of the price receiving six trillion naira in budgetary allocations.
With the immense sum it received, the price operated 362 bank accounts yet it did now now not lift the dividends it was once anticipated to lift to the oil-bearing areas, they stated.
“We query of that in retaining with the mantra of transparency and integrity which this administration upholds, the president ought to reveal that the minute print of the stated contracts leading to the 13,000 abandoned projects be published.
“The facts of the contractors who appreciate been awarded the contracts wants to be made available in the market to the public.
“The names and positions of all those that appreciate been fervent in the award of the contracts ought to even be published.
“The president ought to reveal the EFCC and ICPC to begin fast investigation and prosecution of all those culpable in the mismanagement of the six trillion naira that accumulated to the Commission between 2000 and 2019.
“The EFCC and ICPC ought to begin the course of of arrest, investigation of all contractors which appreciate been fingered in the stated abandoned projects.
“We pray that the Presidency directs the publishing of the minute print of the 362 bank accounts and transactions utilized,” they stated.
They known as on the president to also help the catch to the backside of of the Felony skilled-Overall to prosecute erring events to the failed contracts with concrete actions.
The network also urged the president now to now not treat any erring occasion with leniency, but to prosecute any particular person discovered guilty in the NDDC contract scams.