The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee investigating Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC abandoned projects has vowed to drag defaulting contractors before the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC,  to ensure thorough investigation and prosecution.


Adedeji Olajide, a member of the committee

Adedeji Olajide, a member of the committee, said this today in Akure., said this today in Akure.

The lawmaker, who spoke after a two-day tour of inspection to NDDC project sites in six local government areas of Ondo state by the committee is representing Ibadan Northwest, Southwest Federal Constituency in the House.

The ad hoc committee was inaugurated in July to investigate abandoned projects in the nine states of the NDDC, from 2000 till date.

It is also charged with the responsibility of investigating the cost of award, period of award, the state of completion and constraints being faced by contractors.

Olajide said the committee was also in the state to carry out investigations into on-going and abandoned projects to see how the committee could mitigate some of the risks and issues concerning the projects.