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Lagos government alleges Fashola spent N139m on two boreholes

24 August 2015, 10:08

Lagos - Former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has been accused by the state government of spending N139m on the drilling of two boreholes at the Lagos House, Ikeja, Punch reports.

The report also accused the former governor spending N164m for the reconstruction of a car park and other associated works at the Lagos House, Marina.

The report stated that the N640m contract was given to Julius Berger Plc as part of phase two of the reconstruction of Lagos House where Fashola lived during his eight years in government.

Also read: IT firm denies receiving N78 million for Fashola’s website

According to the report, the former governor also spent N175m to replace the railings of a pedestrian bridge on Carter Bridge from Ido to Idumota with concrete railings. The contract was awarded to A Abicon Engineering Limited.

According to the report, N220m was spent on the facility management of the Lagos State University College of Medicine. The contract was awarded to Deux Projects Limited.

Fashola had recently come under fire for spending N78.3m of taxpayers’ money on his website, tundefashola.com.

Read more at Punch

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