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INVESTIGATION… How DESOPADEC awarded contracts to fictitious firms, littering oil-producing communities with abandoned health centres

“In 2006, the Delta State government established the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) to address the issues of lack of development in its oil-producing communities. Thirteen years later, many projects, including hospitals and health centres, contracts for which were awarded by the commission, have been abandoned. KELECHUKWU IRUOMA visited six oil-producing communities […]

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