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Reps Quiz Ambode, Others Over $470m CCTV Contract

By Gilbert Alasa.
The Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun, National Security Adviser (NSA) Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), and Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode are to appear before a House of Representatives panel over a $470 million contract for the provision of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) in Abuja and Lagos.
Other persons invited by the lawmakers are Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mohammed Musa Bello and Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele.
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The $470 million CCTV contract was awarded to ZTE Corporation, a Chinese company, by former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration meant for the provision of closed circuit television in Abuja and Lagos.
The chairman of the committee, Ahmed Yarima (APC, Bauchi), said others expected to explain their roles in the contract include Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, Minister of Interior Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu and Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) Garba Dambatta.

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