Rep Public Account Committee commences consideration of queries to MDAs

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account has commenced considerations of queries raised on financial impropriety by the Auditor General for the Federation to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) of government.

Rep Wole Oke, the chairman of the committee disclosed this on Friday in Abuja at its resumed hearing bothering on accountability by MDAs.

He said that the Auditor General for the Federation had laid his annual report part 1 in respect of 2018 financial year.

He added that the annual report came along with performance audit report on Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on maintenance of federal roads.

He added that the Auditor General had also also laid his performance Audit report on the budgeting process in Nigeria before the committee.

“So we now have these three documents in our kitty and we shall commence considerations of the queries on issues raised by inviting the relevant MDAs of government.

” Including on the spot assessment inspection of the projects where the Auditor General has cast doubt or aspersions on, so that we can have value for money reports

Oke therefore called on the clerk to convey the queries on the issues raised to the affected MDAs and schedule a day for their appearances.

Oke said that the affected MDAs would begin appearance from Nov. 30 to answer issue raised in the query by the Auditor General.

Meanwhile, the Auditor General for th Federation has laid his annual report part 1 in respect of 2018 financial year along with performance audit report on FERMA on maintenance of federal roads

He has also laid his performance Audit report on the budgeting process in Nigeria

So we now have these three documents in our kitty and we shall commence considerations of the queries on issues raised by inviting the relevant MDAs of government including on the spot assessment inspection of the projects where the Auditor General has cast doubt or aspersions on so that we can have value for money reports.

So Mr clerk kindly convey the queries on the issues raised to the affected MDAs and schedule a day for appearances.

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