Rivers State: Wike sacks DG of BPP

Rivers State: Wike sacks DG of BPP

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 1:32 pm

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt


Franklyn Nlerum

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sacked  Franklyn Nlerum, Rivers State Director-General of Bureau of Public Procurement coming , four months after Senior Civil Servants made a series of accusations against him.

Nkem Nwadibe, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Project Costing and Due Process .
said   Nlerum  has been told to handover all government properties in his possession to the Manager of Finance of the Bureau of Public Procurement.

The statement further said the sack of Nlerum,a lawyer, is with immediate effect.

Nlerum was accused by the members of the Rivers State branch of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCN) of attempting to divert  N540 million from the Bureau’s account to a private company called Metropole Development Company.

He  denied the allegation as baseless and an attempt to tarnish his image.

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