The Secretary to Edo State Government Osarodion Ogie Esq said following the commitment of the Edo State Government to probe the N30 billion Benin stormwater project, the state received intelligence of a possible arson at the offices of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainability, which houses vital documents on the project.
The government immediately deployed security operatives to guard the premises of the Ministry overnight to protect its assets.
We have successfully evacuated these vital documents to a safe location to ensure their integrity and in readiness of a probe.
Government will ensure that it uncovers the details surrounding the project and its execution and also assure that all those culpable are brought to justice.
We will do right by Edo people as always and work assiduously to ensure that our people get value for our money as regards the execution of the N30 billion stormwater project.