Reps summon Ambode, Monguno, others over $470m CCTV contract

Reps summon Ambode, Monguno, others over $470m CCTV contract

His Excellency Akinwunmi Oladapo Ambode

Reps summon Ambode, Monguno, others over $470m CCTV contract

His Excellency Akinwunmi Oladapo Ambode
His Excellency Akinwunmi Oladapo Ambode
Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun
Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun

THE National Security Adviser (NSA) Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun and Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode are to appear before a House of Representatives panel over a $470 million contract for the provision of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) in Abuja and Lagos.

Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd),
Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd),

Others invited are Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mohammed Musa Bello and Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele.

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mohammed Musa Bello
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mohammed Musa Bello

The $470 million CCTV contract was awarded to ZTE Corporation, a Chinese company, by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

The contract was for the provision of closed circuit television in Abuja and Lagos.

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele.
Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele.

The chairman of the committee, Ahmed Yarima (APC, Bauchi), said others expected to explain their roles in the contract include Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, Minister of Interior Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu and Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Garba Dambatta.