ICPC invites Ogun’s Speaker over contract inflation

Channels Television  
Updated December 10, 2012

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has summoned the Speaker of the Ogun State, House of Assembly, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, to appear before them today over alleged car contract inflation.

28 Toyota Avensis vehicles were purchased for 26 members at N6 million

Others invited are the clerk of the house, Mr. Muyiwa Adenopo, the Deputy Clerk and some other principal officers of the assembly.

They are being invited over an alleged inflation of car contract of 28 Toyota Avensis purchased for the 26 members of the state assembly and two principal officers as official vehicles at N6 million each.

This was confirmed by the resident media consultant of the anti-graft agency, Mr. Folu Olamiti, to journalists in Abeokuta.

He said the commission was acting on a petition written against the leadership of the house.

The Speaker and other invitees are expected to appear before the head of investigation unit of the ICPC in Abuja.