East-West Road - Senate Queries N151 Billion Hike in Contract Sum

[Daily Trust]Speaking at the commencement of a hearing on the efficiency of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) Wednesday, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Ahmed Lawan, said the first section of the project earlier awarded to Setraco Nigeria Limited for about N65 billion was later inflated to N112 billion all in the name of contract variation; while the subsections one and two of the second section, awarded for about N30billion and N45billion were later inflated t