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Ikpeazu In Fresh Trouble, As Hon. Ichita Demands For Detail How He Spent N27.4bn World Bank Fund | READ FULL

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The honorable member representing Aba South State Constituency Honorable Obinna Ichita, has mandated Governor Okezie Ikpeazu through the Freedom of Information Act to give details how he expended the sum of N27.4 billion he received from World Bank for road construction and erosion control projects in Aba, specifically Port-Harcourt Road, Uratta Road, Obohia Road, Ohanku Road and Ngwa Road.

 

Honorable Ichita made this demand through a letter written by Adulbert Legal Services his lawyers.

 


READ FULL LETTER BELOW:

 

APPLICATION FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.

 

Your Excellency:

 

We are Solicitors to Honourable Obinna Martins Ichita, a Principal Officer of Abia State House of Assembly, representing Aba South State Constituency (hereinafter referred to as our client).

 

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“We write this Letter on the firm instructions of our said Client to request Your Excellency to furnish us the following information within the deadline set by applicable law:

 

“The accounting details of how the Government of Abia State spent the N27.4 billion (Twenty-Seven Billion, Four Hundred Thousand Naira (or the equivalent sum in dollar) which the Government of Abia State had received in full from the World Bank for road construction and erosion control projects in Aba, specifically Port-Harcourt Road, Uratta Road, Obohia Road, Ohanku Road and Ngwa Road.

 

“The name and business address(es) of the Contractor(s) that executed any of the projects mentioned in the preceding paragraph; and copies of the contract awards documents.

 

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“The cost of the execution of each project.”

 

For your ease of reference, Your Excellency will recall the following: a) That you had informed the people of Aba via a live radio program on Magic FM, Aba on the 29th May, 2020 that the Government of Abia State had received the said money in full and it was also reported in the National Dailies, including the Vanguard newspaper publication of 20th May, 2020 and Thisday Newspaper of 21st May, 2020.

 

  1. b) That on 7th March, 2021 during the 2021 Convention and the 20 million Naira _ Visual Studio Fund lunch of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Aba Presbyter at St. Andrews Parish at No.1 Azikiwe Road, Aba, Abia State, Your Excellency, again, publicly acknowledged the receipt of the said money in full by Abia State from the World Bank.

 

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“Your Excellency, it is pertinent to state that this request for information is made pursuant to the provisions of Freedom of Information Act, which requires compliance within strict deadlines.

 

We therefore await Your Excellency’s timely response.

 

Thank you. Sincerely

 

Aloy Ejimakor, Counsel to Ichita.

Ikpeazu In Fresh Trouble, As Hon. Ichita Demands For Detail How The Gov. Spent N27.4bn World Bank Fund | READ FULL
Ikpeazu In Fresh Trouble, As Hon. Ichita Demands For Detail How The Gov. Spent N27.4bn World Bank Fund | READ FULL
Ikpeazu In Fresh Trouble, As Hon. Ichita Demands For Detail How The Gov. Spent N27.4bn World Bank Fund | READ FULL
Ikpeazu In Fresh Trouble, As Hon. Ichita Demands For Detail How The Gov. Spent N27.4bn World Bank Fund | READ FULL

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