Finance Minister Gets 24 Hours Ultimatum To Appear Before Reps Committee

By Aaron Ossai with agency reports
Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun has been given 24 hours to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement over alleged abuse of the Public Procurement Act 2001.
The committee also walked out on officials of the Finance Ministry led by the Legal Director, Gabriel Christopher, on Monday, saying they lacked the competence to speak on the matter.
The committee is saddled with the responsibility to investigate ‘Allegations of Abuse, Breach, and Violations of Public Procurement Act 2001 in the Engagements of Contractors for Pre-shipment, Inspection, and Monitoring of Crude 0il and Gas Export from Nigeria.’


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