NDDC SAGA: Akpabio Lists More Contract Beneficiaries

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More revelations have emerged on the contract beneficiaries of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).This was a shown in a document by Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godswill Akpabio.

This is besides the senators and House of Representatives members on the list communicated to House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila by Akpabio.

The document also contains project descriptions, local government areas, proposed contractors, contact details (including phone numbers), project sources and dates of award’.

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The new names published include a judge, former governors, All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwarts, government officials, Police, Army officers, EFCC officials and monarchs.

The fresh list contains project descriptions, local government areas, proposed contractors, contact details (including phone numbers), project sources and dates of award.

The alleged beneficiaries are TC/COP Villa/MD, who got several contracts for undisclosed amounts; AIG Operations, Abuja, got contracts worth N186,771,348.75, while DIG/Ochei got contract worth N349,976,919.86; CSO/CNC got contract worth N150,342,858.75.

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Others are Godwin Udoidiong for undisclosed amount; George Moghalu National Auditor/EDP also got contracts worth N198,397,145.63; EDP/Giadom contract worth N663,155,999.63; while Justice Nnamdi Dimgha of the FHC got contract worth N249,555,206.25.

Dozens of House members would soon appear before the Committee on Ethics and Privileges probing their purported involvement in the N100bn projects awarded by the NDDC in 2018.

Gbajabiamila has directed the committee to commence probe of those Akpabio indicted.

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Meanwhile, Akpabio’s rejoinder was contained in letter to the Clerk of the House with ref no. MNDA/HM/04/IV/158.

He said the investigating Committee on NDDC refused to give him the opportunity to explain that reference to most NDDC contracts yearly being awarded since 2001 from the records allegedly to members of the National Assembly in both Chambers were done without the knowledge of the alleged beneficiaries.

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