Come Clean: PDP Taunts Fashola Over Alleged N4.6 Billion Fraud In Ministry


Nigeria’s main opposition party, the People’s democratic party has called out the Minister for works and housing Mr. Babatunde Fashola, over alleged misappropriation of funds in the Ministry of Power, to the tune of N4.6 Billion.

In a statement signed by the party’s National publicity secretary, Kola Olongbondiyan and obtained by Newswatch24TV, the party accused Mr. Fashola and the ruling party (APC) of forming a ”holier than thou attitude”, despite directly overseeing serious cases of corruption in various MDAs.

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The statement further alleged, the sum of N4.6 billion was stolen through fraudulent payments in 654 tranches, without any explanatory details to 21 private accounts belonging to some faceless individuals and certain directors in the then Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, under the erstwhile leadership of Mr. Tunde Fashola.

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