Alison-Madueke Diezani How Nigerian ex-minister awarded $40b annual contract to her Ghanaian PA

Sahara Reporters also reports that Okyere's company, Springfield Energy Ltd, was awarded a $40billion annual contract by the former minister in April 2014, two years after the company was registered.

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Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum Diezani Alison-Madueke addresses delegates at the opening of the Nigeira Oil & Gas 2014 conference in a file photo. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde play Nigeria's Minister of Petroleum Diezani Alison-Madueke addresses delegates at the opening of the Nigeira Oil & Gas 2014 conference in a file photo. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Starling revelations have surfaced, exposing how former minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke awarded contracts to her Ghanaian personal assistant.

According to Sahara Reporters Ghanaian Oil Tycoon, Kevin Okyere was appointed as Diezani's personal assistant in 2014.

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Sahara Reporters also reports that Okyere's company, Springfield Energy Ltd, was awarded a $40billion annual contract by the former minister in April 2014, two years after the company was registered.

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His company was also given juicy contracts to lift Crude Oil in 2014 by Mrs Diezani.

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According to Sahara Reporters, Okyere is a very influential man in Ghana.

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The report revealed that "Mr. Okyere is married to Melanie Spencer, a niece of Rebecca Akufor -Addo, the wife of the NPP Presidential candidate, Nana Akufor-Addo. Melanie Spencer is the daughter of a former Ghana Airways pilot, Powis Spencer."

He has been implicated in the ongoing money laundering investigation involving the ex-petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

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