D.C. Licensed Fenty Friend Who Failed Engineering Exam 7 Time

July 7, 2010  |  

(Washington Examine) — A D.C. board issued an engineering license to a co-founder of a company with ties to Mayor Adrian Fenty even though the man has never passed the professional exam, The Washington Examiner has learned.

Abdullahi Barrow has emerged as a key figure in the ongoing investigation into millions of dollars’ worth of parks contracts awarded to companies owned by the mayor’s friends and fraternity brothers. One of them, Sinclair Skinner, has said publicly that he relied on Barrow’s expertise to win public parks contracts for Liberty Engineering and Design, a company founded by Skinner and Barrow.

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