BREAKING: EFCC Begins Probe Of Rotimi Amaechi’s Administration

Date: 27-08-2015 10:09 pm (7 years ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced probe on the administration of the immediate past governor of Rivers state, of Rotimi Amaechi. According to a report by ThisDay, the probe comes after a Port Harcourt-based group, The Integrity Group, petitioned EFCC on July 29th, accusing the former governor of corruption, graft and abuse of office while he served as governor.

According to the petition filed by the  group, Governor Amaechi allegedly sold the Rivers State Electric Power projects and the revenue generated were converted to other uses through payments amounting to N60 billion to three companies all located at Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt.
The group also allege that the proposed Karibi Whyte Specialist Hospital in Port Harcourt which was initiated by the former governor, was a failed contract which cost the state a whooping N4.63 billion. They say the circumstances leading to the failure of the contract is questionable.

The group also allege that the former governor, appointed a firm of tax consultants, which was given a relatively exorbitant fee of 12 per cent of taxes collected on a much lower monthly collection target of N2.5 billion, even as the Rivers State Internal Revenue Service was raking in about N7.5 billion monthly at five per cent administrative cost, as prescribed by law. The consultants were said to have collected over N1.5 billion in fees within weeks of their being engaged by Amaechi’s government.

EFCC operatives responded to the petition in three separate letters titled, “Investigation Activities”, and dated August 13, 2015 and immediately swung into a detailed probe of Amaechi’s dealings as alleged by the group.
While two of the letters with reference numbers CR: 30/EFCC/ABJ/EG/T4/Vol.26/386 and CR: 30/EFCC/ABJ/EG/T4/Vol.26/379, respectively were addressed to the Permanent Secretary, state Ministry of Finance, in respect of the sale of the state power projects as well as Clinoriv Specialist Hospital and Leisure Limited, which was engaged to have constructed the still-born Karibi Whyte Specialist Hospital, the third one with reference number CR: 30/EFCC/ABJ/EG/T4/Vol.26/380 was addressed to the state Accountant-General in respect of the activities of Messrs Collect Nigeria Limited on the collection of internally generated revenue (IGR) on behalf of the state.

One of the EFCC letters to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, read in part: “The commission is investigating a case of conspiracy, abuse of office and fraud. In view of the above, you are kindly requested to furnish the following: Details of all the assets sold to the NG Power-HPS Limited; total amount received and the account it was paid into; Sales Agreement/Memorandum of Understanding; House of Assembly resolution/approval; investments made from the proceeds if any; documents indicating due process; and any other information that will assist the commission in its investigation.”


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Posted: at 27-08-2015 10:09 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- dareper at 27-08-2015 10:25 PM (7 years ago)
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I see
Posted: at 27-08-2015 10:25 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Camara77 at 27-08-2015 10:34 PM (7 years ago)
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Egbe and egbe na the same thing
Posted: at 27-08-2015 10:34 PM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- astuk at 27-08-2015 10:37 PM (7 years ago)
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That is just the beginning
Posted: at 27-08-2015 10:37 PM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- papadip at 27-08-2015 10:42 PM (7 years ago)
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Good idea....EFCC should also be investigated and revamped.
Posted: at 27-08-2015 10:42 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- DJSNIPPER at 27-08-2015 10:58 PM (7 years ago)
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There is no different between Alhaji Amaechi and a high-way thief or a kidnapper who steal and kidnap people for ramson
Posted: at 27-08-2015 10:58 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- beneno at 27-08-2015 11:01 PM (7 years ago)
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ooooooooh
Posted: at 27-08-2015 11:01 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Fashoney at 27-08-2015 11:02 PM (7 years ago)
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Am sure this is what every nigerian's been waiting for "EFCC Probing Amaechi.."I'l patiently wait as d truth unfold!
Posted: at 27-08-2015 11:02 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 27-08-2015 11:06 PM (7 years ago)
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all of them are thief!!!!
Posted: at 27-08-2015 11:06 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- dennis_005 at 27-08-2015 11:20 PM (7 years ago)
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Sikena
Posted: at 27-08-2015 11:20 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- igweope at 28-08-2015 12:08 AM (7 years ago)
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NA WASH AND LIPS SERVICE ......BUHARI NA BASTARD KO LE SE NKAN KAN
Posted: at 28-08-2015 12:08 AM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- elchymo at 28-08-2015 12:52 AM (7 years ago)
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EFCC as a corruption body itself has been compromised. Anyway we still dey look...
Posted: at 28-08-2015 12:52 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- freethinker at 28-08-2015 01:08 AM (7 years ago)
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Propaganda, nothing will come out it
Posted: at 28-08-2015 01:08 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Eziest777 at 28-08-2015 01:52 AM (7 years ago)
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Nothing will come out of this.
Posted: at 28-08-2015 01:52 AM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- chealseafc at 28-08-2015 01:53 AM (7 years ago)
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na propaganda i beg.
before you know it, they will say he is clean.
in fact, na platform to clear him as one of buhari's minister.
Posted: at 28-08-2015 01:53 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Ken1230 at 28-08-2015 02:22 AM (7 years ago)
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What happened that PoliticxGuru now have 6467 when he already hit 10,000 comments before? It is robbery.
Posted: at 28-08-2015 02:22 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- winace at 28-08-2015 04:48 AM (7 years ago)
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I don't reust dis EFCC at all. Their oga is a thief (Lamorde). And they are obeying only d APC lead govt which Ameachi belong to. So who is gonna probe who???
Posted: at 28-08-2015 04:48 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- felisco12 at 28-08-2015 05:29 AM (7 years ago)
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IS A WELCOME DEVELOPMENT TO RIVERS PEOPLE
Posted: at 28-08-2015 05:29 AM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- Kingjaja92 at 28-08-2015 05:43 AM (7 years ago)
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Let the game begin
Posted: at 28-08-2015 05:43 AM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- winace at 28-08-2015 06:05 AM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: winace on 28-08-2015 04:48 AM
I don't trust dis EFCC at all. Their oga is a thief (Lamorde). And they are obeying only d APC lead govt which Ameachi belong to. So who is gonna probe who???
Posted: at 28-08-2015 06:05 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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