Reps panel threatens to invoke powers on Custom CG, NPA over sale of FG assets | The Guardian Nigeria News


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The House of Representatives has threatened to invoke relevant legislative powers to compel the new Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, and Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, to give details of all public assets sold by the organisations between 2010 and 2022.

Chairman of the House Committee investigating the disposal of public property by MDAs between 2010 and 2022, Julius Ihonbvere, issued the threat during the resumed hearing on Tuesday.

Ihonbvere, who is also the house majority leader, during the resumed investigative hearing, frowned at the level of disregard for the parliament by some of the heads of various agencies, “particularly the Customs Service and the Nigerian Ports Authority.

“Twice, we have summoned them but they refused to show up. We know what our powers are and after this hearing, we would be taking the next steps in that…

Source: Guardian Newspaper