N17bn Contract Scam: Rep Olayonu accuses NEMA DG of corruption

House of Representatives, says it will probe the financial operations of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The resolution followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance by Rep. Benjamin Wayo (Benue-APC) on “the alleged violation of public trust at the agency.”

Wayo, who moved the motion, said that NEMA has been unable to account for the more than N17 billion it had received so far. According to him, the core mandate of NEMA is to coordinate the management of disaster across the country and to assist victims of such disasters.

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