Reps Indict Ex-Ministers Over $470m CCTV Scam

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee’s report has indicted three former ministers over the $470 million Lagos and Abuja CCTV contract.

The ministers are Alhaji Adamu Waziri, Navy Captain Caleb Olubolade (retd) and Alhaji Jelili Adesiyan as well as a former Permanent Secretary of the defunct ministry of Police Affairs, Mr. James Obeigbu.

The committee alleged they they mismanaged funds meant for the installation of the cameras, the Nation reports.

If government accepts the committee’s recommendation, the ex-political appointees would face trial.

The Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Ahmed Yerima, tabled the report on Thursday, but its debate was put off till next week.


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