The Arewa Round Table Against Corrupt Practices, ARTACP, has actually discussed that there are no abandoned tasks granted by the North East Development Commission, NEDC.
Organizer of the group, Aliyu Mohammed and Secretary– Lawal Abdullahi mentioned this when they attended to press reporters at Zaranda Hotel Bauchi.
The group stated the accusations of misappropriation of funds versus NEDC under the management of Mohammed Goni Akali to the tune of N146.19 billion was naughty, incorrect and unwarranted.
The 2 leaders while responding to the accusations released by some media outlets insinuating that there were funds misappropriations in NEDC, stated the claims were absolutely nothing however mischief and incorrect.
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“After a comprehensive examination by our group and check outs to all the locations discussed by the petitioners on truth findings objective, our findings exposed that there.were no abandoned jobs granted by the NEDC in the whole 6 north eastern states,” the group stated.
“All the jobs granted by the commission either had actually reached 50 to 70 percent of conclusion or, the professionals were making last plans to begin the task.
“It appears the petitioners dis not understand the tasks that they were speaking about or where the tasks are sited.
“For example the petitioners spoke about real estate in Yobe State, exactly in Potiskum and Nguru
“The professionals are making last preparations to start the tasks however the 250 homes assigned in Damaturu had actually reached 70 percent conclusion so likewise 50 homes each in Geidam Gujba, Bade, and Jakusko all the building and construction is continuous and has actually reached 50 to 70 percent conclusion”
On the problem of supply of devices at Eye Clinic Centre in Azare; the group described that from their examination, suppy of the devices was effectively finished and many individuals are gaining from the devices
He stated building and construction of ICT training centre and of College of Legal and Islamic Studies, Misau in Bauchi state, was performed even prior to the coming l of NEDC, and no task was pointed out in the college by the NEDC,
Responding to the petitioners declared deserted building and construction of main workshop in Maiduguri, buildings of Birma Primary School at Kashimbila in Taraba; Madagali and Pinilla main schools tasks in Adamawa, he stated:
“To put the record directly the above agreements were not granted by the NEDC, Mega School Project was sited in Mubi South of Adamawa State.and the building is on going it has actually reached 60 to 70 percent of conclusion”. 3 bridges were built in Madagali and Michika all in Adamawa state to name a few tasks sited in the state”.
“We likewise wish to notify the petitioners and Nigerans that there is no abandoned jobs in Jalingo, Sadauna, Zing and Ussa Local Government Areas of Taraba State.
“ll the accusations are fiction, destructive and creativities of the petitions to attain their self-centered goal of black mailing the commission through inexpensive promotion.
“The petitioners are oblivious on how federal government firms run.
“All federal government firms, ministries and departments have orders that assist their facility, consisting of the required offered to them and clear standards on how they run,’ they argued.
“They do.not understand guidelines and guidelines they have the suitable location to report all their activities, not to unknown companies, however If they can stroll on to the Commission and look for to understand the details about the tasks they will understand the position of whatever once they consent to listen to them.
“Our findings as reported verified to us that the Commission provided attention and they repaired consultation with among the Directors of the Commission who was on his method to go to main engagement outside their head office and recommended them to come back when he returns.but they chose to go to the media without cross inspecting the realities believing that they will get low-cost promotion and black mail the commission”.
“Let the petitioners permit NEDC to establish the area. It is regrettable some individuals wish to bring the commission down with incorrect claims and incorrect allegations.”
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