June 19, 2018

Dino Melaye accuses Fashola’s power ministry of squandering $385 million (PremiumTimes)

Dino Melaye accuses Fashola’s power ministry of squandering $385 million (PremiumTimes)

The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye of the All Progressives Congress, on Thursday called the attention of the Senate to alleged “monumental fraud” in the Ministry of Power, Work and Housing headed by Babatunde Fashola.

Mr. Melaye alleged that the Ministry squandered $385 million on projects not appropriated in the budget between 2013 and 2016.

He said that $300 million of the fund was given to IBEX while another $35 million was paid to General Electric and some others. Read more

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