Godwin Obaseki of Edo, has said that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi
Amaechi, has vindicated him on the cancellation of a maritime security contract
awarded to Hosa Okunbo.
Security Limited (OMSL) Hosa Okunbo, had in an open letter, accused Governor
Obaseki of influencing the cancellation of the contract.
in the termination of the contract.
Osagie, Obaseki’s spokesman, said that the Minister vindicated Obaseki when
he(Amaechi) appeared on an AIT programme on Friday, and gave reasons for the
cancellation of the contract.
his Ministry cancelled the maritime security contract, which Okunbo’s OMSL was
undertaking, because the deal was laced with fraud.
said on AIT, “What security was he (Hokunbo) providing?” .
Hokumbo “charges each vessel on the waters 2,500 dollars, then after that 1,500
everyday,” adding that the company does not pay back that money to the Federal
activity, who approved it, nobody! So as minister for transport, I said no, we
can provide that security…”
comments, said the clarification has shown that Obaseki had no hand in the
cancellation of Okunbo’s maritime security contract.
the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, came on air to lay
this issue to rest in the minds of some Nigerians.
reinforces what we have always believed.
ended the argument over who was responsible for the Okunbo’s contract