AfDB blacklists Nigeria-based Chinese firm for fraudulent practices

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NIGERIA – The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has debarred China Zhonghao Nigeria Limited, a civil engineering company for 18 months for fraudulent practices in bidding.   An investigation conducted by the Bank’s office of integrity and anti-corruption revealed that China Zhonghao Nigeria Limited was also responsible for its joint venture partner’s fraudulent misrepresentations.   These misrepresentations include its year of incorporation, the value of reference contracts, and experience of key personnel, while bidding for two tenders under the Bank-financed Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project in Nigeria.   The Urban Water…

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