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Suspension of NEMA directors: Reps summon Osinbajo, Magu, Oyo-Ita (SUN)

Suspension of NEMA directors: Reps summon Osinbajo, Magu, Oyo-Ita (SUN)

The House of Representatives Committee o n Emergency and Disaster Preparedness has  summoned Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to appear before it over the suspension of  directors of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

The committee, which is  investigating alleged violation of public trust in NEMA and the utilisation of N1.6 billion allocated to  the agency, also summoned the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, as well as the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.

Osinbajo is chairman of the governing council of NEMA, which allegedly suspended the directors.

Speaking at the continued investigative hearing, yesterday, the NEMA DG, Mustapha Maihaja, told the committee that the decision to suspend the six officers was taken by the governing council of the agency. Read more

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