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Hope Uzodinma arrested over $12m contract

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, was on Sunday arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, according to the Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery of Public Property.

He disclosed that the panel was investigating the lawmaker over his company’s failure to execute contract of $12 million for the dredging of Calabar channel awarded by Nigerian Port Authority, NPA.

“He was disembarking from an Air Peace P47324 flight from Lagos when he was picked up.

“The panel is investigating economic sabotage against Senator Uzodinma arising out of the failure of his company to execute a contract of $12m for the dredging of Calabar channel awarded by the NPA,” Obono-Obla, said in a statement.

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