Fidelity bank banner Camano banner
Niger Delta: Osinbajo orders contractors back to site

By News Express on 15/02/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,140

Acting President Osinbajo.
Acting President Osinbajo.

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday ordered all contractors who abandoned projects in the Niger Delta region to return to site immediately.

Osinbajo gave the order at a stakeholders meeting for sustainable development in the Niger Delta region held in Owerri, Imo State.

Osinbajo was disturbed by the long list of projects owned by NNPC and the Niger Delta Development Commission in different parts of the state and said that such practice must stop.

Osinbajo also said that those contractors who collected money and diverted them would be thoroughly investigated and prosecuted.

“I have today directed that all contractors whose projects have been abandoned must return to site forthwith.

“They must return and I want to say that all these contracts will be investigated thoroughly.

“We will investigate everyone of the contracts and any one of them found to have diverted funds we will ensure that they are prosecuted and that they are brought to justice.

“It is not acceptable for anyone to take projects that are meant to offer succour to the people.

“Especially to the people in oil production communities and to abandon them and them come back and complain that work isn’t being done,” he said.

According to the Acting President the Federal Government will make sure that all of those projects are completed.

Source News Express

Posted 15/02/2017 12:17:13 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
FG defends appointment of Bichi as DSS boss...

As Fashola continues to play pharaoh . ....

Breaking News: Nigerian Airforce jet crashes (Plus photo...

Bayelsa Polls: 400 groups endorse Dickson for re-election...

Professionals and the public interest, by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala...

Fulani herdsmen on rampage in Taraba; raid villages,...

Rivers, Abia, Imo, Ebonyi, Enugu top list of...

Looters trial: Petitioners submit 1,124 corruption cases to...

Boko Haram threat: Security beefed up in Abuja,...

Anti-corruption network demands prosecution of Metuh’s lawyer over...

Denial of access to lawyers stalls Dasuki’s trial...

PDP holds parallel state congresses in Anambra

 

Latest News Buhari no longer in charge — Secondus •Declares 2019 year of liberation for Nigeria 9 soldiers face court martial over indiscipline Travel ban: FG submits names of 39 alleged treasury looters to Immigration Pandemonium in Ekiti as lunatic chases teachers, pupils with stones 2019: Tinubu eyes 3m votes for Buhari in Lagos Police ban pasting of campaign posters at night EFCC arraigns fake prophet, doctor for alleged N2.4m fraud How oil companies evade taxes, royalties in Nigeria Kaduna attack: Troops take over Jema’a LGA Ayade grants amnesty to dreaded Bakassi militants Dangote staff plead guilty of N15m fraud, seek plea bargain Apapa Gridlock: Residents vow to shut down business activities if no solution after 21-day ultimatum

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (431,173 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (395,588 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (328,441 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (282,732 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (248,467 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,555 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,558 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,771 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (180,271 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,818 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,615 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (154,046 views)

 

CBN banner Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,889) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (974) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (681) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,842) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (74) News (41,545) Opinion (1,154) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,225) Religion (920) Sports (1,827) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera