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Thursday, February 11, 2016

11 contractors collected N4bn from FG without going to site - Senate

The Senate Committee on Works yesterday said 11 road contractors collected N4 billion last year from the federal ministry of Works and did not mobilize to sites.

The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya disclosed this when the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola appeared before the house committee for the defence of his ministries 2016 budget.

Gaya said some contractors collected N500 million while one of the contractors collected N1 billion. He gave an instance of the dualisation of Otukpo township road, in Benue State where the contractor was paid N1 billion and up till now has not mobilized to site. He called on Fashola to check the details of such contracts and report back in the next meeting noting that there is no point giving a contractor mobilization fee when he cannot perform.

Source: Daily Trust

64 comments:

ify said...

That's what buhari wants. Regret voting for that beast of a man

Miriam Aguzie said...

Ndi ori#Lindangwanu#

#KING_KHALIFA said...

Why am I not related to any of them mtchewww

Roseline Dakok said...

Only in nija

Linda Boyfriend said...

Ambassadorial matter

Prisca Chijioke said...

Too bad

POPULAR LIB READER!

Linda Boyfriend said...

Ambassadorial contractors

Anonymous said...

Noce that the Senators r sitting up...GEJ almost buried Nigeria...

Linda Boyfriend said...

AMbassarial contractors

Adebola Adenola said...

Na wa o...(adekaff59@gmail.com)

daniela desmond said...

Hmmm...hearing otukpo I know david mark is definitely involved...smh

Ogenah Boris said...

Why am I not part of the contractors. See money

Lmao.. Linda they arrest these folks o. But they won't learn said...

They are simply thieves. Period. If they don't perform arrest and throw them in jail

damms said...

Corruption in nigeria is causing decay to every sector of the economy

samson adele said...

Criminals!!!

ahwe stella said...

Enter your comment...God dey

lawrence Bridget said...

Greedy politicians and contractors, they don't care about the poor masses.

Afolabi Eradajaye said...

Can u imagine!!!

Y.F.C. Omrex said...

Interesting.

LAURAAUJ KAHI said...

gbam. Such issues shouldn't be taken lightly. Those found guilty of diverting funds for rehabilitation of roads should be jailed. Its wickedness.

Vivian Reginalds said...

Film show
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

ONYX linda ikeji first son GODWIN said...

How do they get away with this kind of crime? Nigeria!!

Bonita Bislam said...

The looting that pervaded the last administration & the way the govt embraced looters like suitors is very irksome every time a new scandalous revelation comes up.They promised us fresh air but what kinda fresh air is that when our money was being suffocated in the bank accounts of privileged thieves? When the hungry & toiling masses breathe the air of penury?
My God will punish em all

Bibian Obunse said...

Wonderful country...

Adaobilinda her sexcellency said...

Hehe

Anonymous said...

I am expecting Uncle/Senator Bruce to twit on this.

Anonymous said...

For God's sake, why don't you (Senate Committee) publish the names of these companies and those who own them?! If we know and shame them, perhaps that might make a tiny difference. I tire for una o

Sampson Ayantoye said...

can dis nation ever move forward? cos d rate at which money is been wasted it really beats me

Juliet Iwuno said...

Wahala dey big time! Linda take note!

Clement Sunday said...

Okay o we are watching

Theresa Egan said...

Nah wa ooo, see corruption every where. And am so sure these same contractors will also be saying the government's are corrupt

Joyous babe,Linda ikeji first cousin said...

Nawa o.

Joyous babe,Linda ikeji first cousin said...

Nawa o.

mummyisgood said...

I hope @murray Bruce will. Remeber to make common sense out of dis one

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

Na waoo!

DISCOVERY said...

Corruption still lingering.
Prosecute all corrupt officials and get them behind bars asap.
No one should be exempted.

Oluwafemi Olarinde said...

Jesus is Lord!

Anonymous said...

1 billion yet he didn't perform? Nigeria is finished!

Anonymous said...

God will punish Ebele Jonathan and his entire generation including his cohorts and his supporter in Linda blogs.omooba

U-C-J said...

Hmmmm #1billion without even moving to the site; people get mind oo.
Linda mee k'anyi fu anya! @uchemacj

Dominic Okeke said...

Under who? Now they should not blame GEJ abi? Lol.

Jamila Shaibu said...

Hmmmmmmmm issorite!!

Merrymary Tom said...

That's a good one. I hope we get a feedback on that, and that contractor jailed as well. Because that's obviously a criminal offence.

Anonymous said...

Ben Bruce will not tweet about this one now because it happened under his brother's administration. Hypocrite.

shofela samuel said...

god will save us

Nweme Jonathan Eyo said...

God save us from all this karachika ministry and people

Anonymous said...

Shut ur mouth u dumb idiot! Can't you read and understand? Is GEJ the contractors? The contractors should be held responsible and called for questioning. Pls use ur brain next time Dominic Okeke (dommy)!

Anonymous said...

Under GEJ govt or APC?

Pretty face said...

Na wa o

iambayoeleshin said...

Well, there is a system in place that ensures that all Federal expenses are audited before and after payment. It is audited to ensure the authenticity of the contract and audited after payment to ensure payment was actually made in accordance to guidelines. These same auditors also ensure the contract is being carried out. These audits go as far through the system to the Auditor-general of the federation to the Accountant General to to Minister of Finance and guess who the Minister reports to... the president. so in all this, everyone in the system involved with the process of the contract should be held responsible along with the contractor. So, the president as at that time, knows about this. The contractor should also be blacklisted from being given any other contract. Bless

Eric Nesty aka LIB'S FINEST said...

Jst passing

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Marquis Essienette said...

Is Ify calling the president a beast,...you should know that the man who did the mess is GEJ

Anonymous said...

Please what are you saying did you read the article well before mentioning name mumu... Nuel

DRE said...

Nsogbu!

Anonymous said...

Ewu. There are refering to Jonathan's past administration. Read well before you comment senselessly and stupidly

Ogbukwa Blessing said...

Only in Nigeria

Anonymous said...

This ify lady comments a lot.....and I haven't read one sensible comment from her.....sweetie....Are you educated?

Anonymous said...

My thought too. Since you are sure it happened, lets name and shame the contractors and the companies. Then stop all contract they have currently or ensure they complete them . Too much talk and no action is not moving the country forward. Others caught will know their punishment and be guided. That's what obtains when you know people in corrupt govt.

Ebby said...

Waiting for Ben Bruce twitt for now no comment

Di Mateo Xavie said...

They must pay....God purnish them

Anonymous said...

All should understand that most of these allegations are not true. some of our Legislators doest investigate before going to press. if money is paid out, the need to ascertain for what purposes. in road contract, the first payment was never for construction but establishing site, carrying out tests including soil test and mapping out right of way. you need to find out if full mobilisation was even paid which i doubt. it is a bad system thats why contractors abandone sites as soon as there is change of govt

Captain Enoch Oluwaseun said...

Dis IFY girl is insane.....that how u continuously fail English language in waec...simple Article uno understand.

Anonymous said...

Are they also going to blame or say it's Buhari's fault now? This is the problem I have with this motherfucking Ben Murray Bruce, he kept his mouth shut during Jonathan's administration and watched them misuse and abuse power, coupled with failed administration of his good friend Jonathan. But all of a sudden, as soon as a new president is elected,he has become "common sense" senator and you have these well paid bloggers promoting his foolishness. I guess money trumps the need to do the right thing, otherwise, someone would have told Ben Bruce to shove his money where the sun don't shine, shut his fucking mouth and kill himself!

Anonymous said...

Odiegwu ooh nija I dey hail una o.linda huz gal

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