Suspended NSITF MD awarded ₦4.448bn contracts in one day, minister tells Reps


The Minister for Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, shocked the members of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) when he alleged that the suspended MD awarded about 332 different contracts worth about N4.448 billion in one day.

Senator Ngige who appeared on the second day of the investigative hearing being Chaired by Hon Miriam Onuoha further revealed that the controversial contracts were awarded just two days after he left office as Minister in 2019.

The two times Minister of Labour and Employment also informed the Committee that the suspended management committed about 74 different infractions for…

Source: Nigerian Tribune