NDDC Contract Scam: Team asks Buhari to submit forensic file
The Abia Instruct Anti-Corruption Community (ASACN) has despatched a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to teach the e-newsletter of a forensic audit file on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to enable the correction of its previous errors.
At a news convention held in Aba, Abia Instruct on Saturday, the community of Civil Society Organisations (CSO) released copies of the letter to newshounds.
The crew used to be led by Nelson Nwafor of the Basis for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Development (FENRAD) and Henry Nwaigwe of Ndoki Formative years Federation.
The crew said the governmentwants to act on the file released nowadays by the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and presented to the Attorney-Overall of the Federation via Godswill Akpabio, the minister.
They said the file, which lined 18 years from 2001 to 2019, revealed how 13,777 contracts awarded were abandoned no topic the associated price receiving six trillion naira in budgetary allocations.
With the enormous sum it obtained, the associated price operated 362 monetary institution accounts yet it did now no longer lift the dividends it used to be expected to lift to the oil-bearing areas, they said.
“We demand that essentially essentially based on the mantra of transparency and integrity which this administration upholds, the president must aloof divulge that the particulars of the said contracts ensuing in the 13,000 abandoned projects be published.
“The particulars of the contractors who were awarded the contracts must aloof be made accessible to the overall public.
“The names and positions of all those that were keen about the award of the contracts must aloof furthermore be published.
“The president must aloof divulge the EFCC and ICPC to launch quick investigation and prosecution of all those culpable in the mismanagement of the six trillion naira that gathered to the Commission between 2000 and 2019.
“The EFCC and ICPC must aloof launch the arrangement of arrest, investigation of all contractors which were fingered in the said abandoned projects.
“We pray that the Presidency directs the publishing of the particulars of the 362 monetary institution accounts and transactions applied,” they said.
They called on the president to furthermore aid the unravel of the Attorney-Overall to prosecute erring parties to the failed contracts with concrete actions.
The community furthermore entreated the president now no longer to deal with any erring celebration with leniency, however to prosecute someone learned guilty in the NDDC contract scams.