N3.7B Recovered from NDDC Contractors, Directors says President Buhari.

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE

OVER N3.7B RECOVERED FROM NDDC CONTRACTORS, DIRECTORS SO FAR, PRESIDENT BUHARI SAYS AT INAUGURATION OF NDDC ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

President @MBuhari Tuesday in Abuja said law enforcement agencies have recovered over N3.7billion as well as various assets worth billions of Naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

The President disclosed this at the inauguration of NDDC Advisory Committee, comprising the 9 Governors of the Niger Delta Region and the Ministers of Niger Delta Affairs and Environment.

To date, @officialEFCC and other agencies of Government have recovered over 3.7 billion Naira in cash as well as various assets worth billions of Naira from some contractors and former Directors of the Commission.” – President

“Furthermore, I am told that @NigeriaGovagencies have placed liens on over 6 billion Naira of assets which are being investigated.” – President @MBuhari

The President told the committee that these abuses of the past clearly show the need for strict and diligent oversight, going forward.

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