NDDC MANAGEMENT WRITES IG, DEMANDS ARREST OF CONTRACTORS WHO COLLECTED MONEY FOR CONTRACTS BUT NEVER EXECUTED SAME

The management of the Niger Delta Development Commission has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, seeking the arrest and prosecution of contractors, who collected mobilisation funds, but refused to execute contracts they got from the agency. The Managing Director of the agency, Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, signed the petition, dated July 29, 2020. Pondei, in the letter, reminded the IG about some documents relating to the alleged contract scam in the agency, currently being handled by the police department of operations. Titled, ‘Re: Forwarding of documents in respect of ongoing…

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BAUCHI GOVERNOR AWARDS 3.6BILLION NAIRA CONTRACT TO HIS COMPANY

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has awarded a company in which he is a director a shady contract worth N3.6 billion, in clear contravention of Code of Conduct and Public Procurement laws, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The contract was for the supply of a whopping 105 “officials vehicles” for the use of the governor and other government officials. Just like the award of the contract, delivery by the contractor remains controversial with allegations of shady execution. Officials familiar with the issue said the contract awarded to Adda Nigeria Limited, a…

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ZAMFARA GOVERNMENT REVOKES CONTRACTS WORTH 80BIL NAIRA

From Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau Three contracts awarded between 2013 and May 2019 by the administration of former Governor Abdulaziz Yari have been revoked by the Zamfara State government. Commissioner of Information Suleiman Tunau announced the revocation of the over N80 billion contracts yesterday at the end of the inaugural state executive council meeting at the Government House. According to the commissioner, a contract of rural electrification project in the 14 local government areas of the state was awarded to Alliance Trading Company in 2013 at over N25.9 billion on…

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