NDDC audit begins as Nigeria govt announces consultant

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, approved the appointment of a lead consultant for the forensic audit of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, made the disclosure after the FEC meeting presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.

President Muhammadu Buhari, last December, directed the NDDC Interim Management Team to remain in office until the audit is completed.

In a chat with journalists, Akpabio said the cost of the audit is about N318 million and Messrs Olumuyiwa Bashiru and co were appointed the lead consultant.

The estimated period given by the Bureau of Public Procurement to conclude the exercise was nine months.

Akpabio recalled that nine governors met with the President in October 2019 and requested a forensic audit of the NDDC.

“Of course, as a result of the fact that we have not had value for the money expended in that commission since inception”, he noted.

“And so, the forensic audit will cover from 2001 all the way down to 2019 and we are going to have other forensic auditors joining the lead; we are treating each of the states as a lot.

“So, likely we are going to have a consortium of about nine other forensic auditors; one of which will be in the head office to handle programmes and financial audit, personnel and all others,” he added.

The minister said it must have “an international flavour in case there are monies that may be denominated in dollar to be recovered after a forensic exercise”.

[NewsNaira]



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Jesse Isa
4 months ago

Laze lacos


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Sunday Ajefu
4 months ago

Government announce  NDDC audit bgins


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Eminence Joshua
4 months ago

That is not interested


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i like this one. let them do the audit so that we can know what has been going on there.


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Samson John
4 months ago

international flavour in case there are monies 


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Henry James
4 months ago

Announces consultant 


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Kabiru Gambo
4 months ago

That's not interested


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Olatunji Olaoluwa
4 months ago

Audit the security please 


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Announcement audience


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Ayomide Rahmon
4 months ago

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Azoro Precious
4 months ago

Not interested 


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Otobo Chinedu
4 months ago

Another cover up's and bribing


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Sulaiman Sani
4 months ago

Nigeria government bubble


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Samuel Chuks
4 months ago
President Muhammadu Buhari, last December, directed the NDDC Interim Management Team to remain in office until the audit is completed.
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Ogunleye Sandra
4 months ago

Oh..  okay


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Ugwu Agatha Amara
4 months ago

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Princwill
4 months ago

Consultant dor what 


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Begin as Nigerian police


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Samuel Chima
4 months ago

Nddc is great news


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Tosin Oguns
4 months ago

We are waiting


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