Reps move to probe financial irregularities in Nigerian Ports Authority

Reps move to probe financial irregularities in Nigerian Ports Authority

The House of Representatives on Wednesday mandated its Committees on Ports, Harbours, Waterways and Privatisation to investigate alleged operational and financial irregularities by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

The resolution of the House was sequel to the passage of a motion sponsored by, Linus Okorie on the urgent need to vet the operational and financial transactions of NPA, service providers and concessionaires.

Justifying the motion, Hon. Okorie said the “House is worried over reports of poor services by some concessionaires against the term of their agreement”

The committees are to specifically probe the extent of the observance of all operations, obligations and remittances arising from agreements, understandings, contracts  and related financial relationships between of and between the NPA and its concessionaires/service providers with regard to their compliance with extant financial laws, circulars/regulations.

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