Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo, Summoned to Aso Rock After Linked to 'Emerging Cartels'

Interior Minister, Tunji-Ojo, Summoned to Aso Rock After Linked to Emerging Cartels
Bunmi Tunji-Ojo
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reportedly summoned his Minister of Interior, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, to the presidential villa after a company linked to him was caught in the ongoing investigation of the financial misappropriation leveled against the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu.

Recall that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu ordered the suspension of his Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu following allegation of misappropriating about N585 million meant to be spent on poverty Alleviation in Ogun, Lagos, Akwa Ibom, and Cross Rivers States.

A company, New Planet Project Limited, linked to the Minister of Interior, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, was said to have been awarded a consultancy contract worth N438 million out of the N3 billion National Social Register contract awarded by the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu.

The New Planet Project Limited allegedly traced to Tunji-Ojo was said to have been initially paid N279 million for verification of the National Social Register and another N159 million for the same purpose.

The social register was created for cash transfers and other social investment programs.

Category: World-News
Tag: Interior Minister TunjiOjo Summoned to Aso Rock After Linked to Emerging Cartels
Written by Author (author)
Published 1/9/2024 5:55:23 PM

Join us on:
Facebook | WhatsApp Community
| Twitter| WhatsApp Channel
How would you react to this story?
Thump Up Thumb Down
Thumb Up Thumb Up
1 0

Trending News

Ownership Crisis Rocks Benin City as Igodomigodo Asks Oba of Benin to Return To Ile-Ife

Many Fear Dead As Flight Vehicle Fell in Makurdi

Lady Runs Mad After She Was Dropped From A Tricycle By Suspected Yahoo Boys

Uproars as Suspected Yahoo Boy Brags 100 Nigerian Policemen Guide Him Daily

Aregbesola Dragged for Violating State Policy At Iwo Ramadan Lecture

First Class Graduate Die After Completing 21-Day Fasting Allegedly Ordained By Her Pastor To Cure Ailment

Obi Cubana Share Touching Story When His Wife Paid His Price

Divorced Single Mother of One Shares How Family and Pride Made Her Loose Her Husband In A Sorrowful Way

Uproars As A Pastor Said God Failed Wigwe Despite Dashing Church One Billion Naira

Wigwe and Mr. Ibu Died of Inherited Curses, Apostle Suleiman Revealed

Load More

Hey!
You cannot submit comment on this topic because you are not currently login. You can choose to Login or Create an Account then you are good to join the discussion.


Author Author (Entrant )
3 months ago
0     0     0 Replies    

Most Recent Comments         Load More Comments

Free CBT Exams
Take Exam