2014 audit query: Reps summon NNPC, CBN, NSIA, Customs, others

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Male Kyari; Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele and Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali over the 2014 audit queries issued by the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation (oAGF) which they failed to respond to.

The investigative hearing also includes the activities of the SURE-P scheme initiated by President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

Others expected to appear before the committee are: Executive chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mohammed Nami; chairman, Revenue Mobilisation Fiscal Allocation Commission (RMAFC), Director of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).

Also expected at the investigative hearing are permanent secretaries of Federal Ministries of Finance, Solid Mineral Development, Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC); Managing Director of Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), National Coordinator of Sure-P, and Director of Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA).

Chairman, House Committee on Public Accounts, Honourable Wole Oke, issued the summon notice during an investigative hearing into the outstanding audit queries on the nation’s accounts, expressed displeasure over non-compliance with extant financial regulations by heads of various revenue-generating agencies.

During the investigative hearing, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris also presented responses to various audit queries issued by the office of the Auditor-General.

Oke directed that the accountant general and auditor general of the federation and all chief executives of the invited ministries, departments and agencies must appear physically on the first day of the investigative hearing after which they can delegate responsibilities.

 

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