Pursuant to Sanctions Board Decision No. 110 issued in Sanctions Case No. 463, the Sanctions Board imposes sanctions of debarment on Quick Projects Limited and Mr. Victor Dike (the "Respondents"). Quick Projects Limited is debarred with the possibility of conditional release after a minimum period of ineligibility of three (3) years and seven (7) months, while Mr. Dike is debarred for a period of two (2) years and seven (7) months.
These sanctions are imposed on the Respondents for an obstructive practice as defined in Paragraph 1.22(a)(v)(aa) of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004, revised October 1, 2006) and Paragraph 1.22(a)(v)(aa) of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004, revised October 1, 2006, and May 1, 2010).
Capsule Summary of Findings:
The Respondents were found liable for an obstructive practice for acting to materially impede a World Bank investigation related to a contract in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In selecting the appropriate sanction for the Respondents, the Sanctions Board took into account all relevant aggravating and mitigating factors. Full discussion of the facts, allegations, and the Sanctions Board's analysis can be found in the published decision.