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Wike writes the EFCC and the ICPC and requests that they interview the former FCT minister over alleged mismanagement of government funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) have received a letter from the Hon. Minister of the FCT, Nyesom Wike, inviting the former Minister of the FCT, Mallam Muhammed M Bello, to discuss how he mishandled government funds allotted to his office

Reports claim that the former governor of Rivers State emphasized in his letter that the two anti-corruption agencies should question the former minister about how he awarded numerous contracts totaling many billions of Naira and left a debt of more than N1.2 trillion to the FCT without achieving anything concrete while in office

Wike urged the EFCC and ICPC to question the former FCT minister about how he selected the following contracts in his letter A 4 billion Naira (1 km) road grant that runs from the Gaduwa Estate junction to the NCDC Office

Contract of N10 billion that was eventually increased to N119 billion,contract of N50 billion

That was eventually increased to N200 billion

Deal at N6 billion that was eventually increased to N70 billion

Awarded a N9 billion emergency maintenance contract for the Usman Dam, which was fully paid for without a BOQ and with other procurement violations

Left the FCT with a debt of nearly N1.2 trillion with no repayment in sight

Contrary to the Abuja master plan, residential homes in Wuse 2, Maitama Gana Street, and Garki were approved for green spaces while commercial properties were converted from residential home

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