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Court orders arrest of Osun College official over contract
« on: November 19, 2016, 12:55:41 PM »

An Osogbo Chief Magistrate’s Court has ordered the arrest of the Chairman Governing Council of the Osun State College of Education, Ila Orangun, Mr. Niyi Akande, over the re-awarding of a contract for the premier survey of the college.
Our correspondent gathered that Akande allegedly re-awarded the survey contract to a surveyor, Debo Adedeji, even when the same contract had earlier been awarded to Messrs Oluseyi Oke & Associates.

The warrant of arrest was sequel to a petition written to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 11, alleging fraud in the re-awarding of the contract without following laid down procedures.
The petition read, “The perimeter survey our client did in Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun is approximately 1,402.956 hectares of land, and our client requested for 215 Beacon Numbers from the Surveyor-General of the state and this was approved by the Surveyor-General of the state and was used for the project.
“Our client knows as a matter of fact and law that when beacon numbers have been approved for a particular project for one surveyor by the only lawful approving authority for public Survey projects in the state, that is the Surveyor-General of the state, same can never be approved for another professional colleague as enshrined in Osun State body of laws.
“But, sometimes on 27th day of November, 2013 when the project was already at 70 per cent completion stage, our client received a letter from Osun State College of Education, terminating the appointment of our client unlawfully without recourse to the Surveyor-General of the state, who has the prerogative to do so.
“The reason given for terminating the contract awarded to our client’s firm by the school was “excessive costing” of the perimeter survey even though the authorities of the school know full well that it is only the Surveyor-General of the state that have prerogative of costing been a public survey.
“Based on the aforementioned notorious fact, our client replied the said letter of termination stating that the costing that emanated from him was just a proposed costing which is subject to review by the Surveyor-General of the state being a public survey.
“The said letter of termination not withstanding and based on the fact that our client  had the beacon number  approved for the project by the Surveyor-General of the state, our client  remained undeterred and went ahead and completed the job 100% because the beacon number  approved to him can neither be used by nor transferred to any other professional colleague.”
The petitions alleged that some persons had been trailing him since he asked the institution to pay him for the services rendered.
Efforts to speak with Akande were unsuccessful as he refused to pick the calls put across to him. He was yet to reply the text message sent to his telephone as of the time of filing this report.

Source: http://nignews.com.ng/court-orders-arrest-of-osun-college-official-over-contract/



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