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Dr Agulanna, who is facing a one-count charge, was said to have sometime in August, 2017 or thereabouts, while being the director-general of PRODA, committed procurement fraud by awarding a contract for the revaluation of land belonging to PRODA in the sum of N23,500,037.50 to T.O. Thomas & Co., even when the company was not a registered surveyor/valuer and did not submit any memorandum of understanding with any registered surveyor/valuer in its tender bid, an offence contrary to section 58(4)(b) and punishable under section 58(5) of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

Speaking at the inauguration of the State House Anti- Corruption and Transparency Unit by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), the Permanent Secretary said: “We expect that the ACTU State House team that is being inaugurated today will not betray our trust and confidence; otherwise, we shall be compelled to make an example of you in the event of any erring behaviour.