The Forensic Audit was received on behalf of the President by the Attoney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
The President said that the Federal Government will initiate criminal investigation, prosecute and recover all funds not properly utilized for the public purposes for which they were meant for.
According to the President, "I am delighted you have concluded this exercise and report presented. The Federal Government is not oblivious of the interest generated on the forensic exercise by stakeholders on the constitution of the NDDC board. This administration is determined to address the challenges militating against the delivery of the mandate of the NDDC to the people of the region".
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, disclosed that auditors have concluded the examination and documentation of a total of 13,777 contracts for projects and programmes awarded to contractors and consultants in all Niger Delta States from 2001 to August 2019, at a total final contract value of N3,274.206,032,213.24. Below are the photos of the presentation.
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