…ask Cmttes to probe them
By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja
Home of Associates yesterday alleged that Ministries, Departments and Companies, MDAs of federal government were being diverting general public cash in the 2021 to other unrelated uses.
The House expressed worry that though, involving 40-60 per cent of money have been launched for purposes of implementing the 2021 appropriation act, most of the MDAs are but to dispense these resources for the uses meant for.
He claimed the situation was hampering economic development and enhancement.
To this stop, the mandated all its standing committees to completely examine businesses they supervise and discover the lapses.
It also mandated the committees on finance and appropriation to liaise with the ministry of finance for the uses of ascertaining releases produced to ministries, departments and companies in compliance with the 2021 appropriation act.
The resolutions adopted a movement at the plenary by the minority chief of the Property, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu.
He reported: “Section 80(4) of the structure particularly states that no money shall be withdrawn from the consolidation earnings fund or any other public fund of the federation other than in the way recommended by the Countrywide Assembly.
“Complying with the constitutional demands on paying of community cash would ensure effective and effective administration of general public sources and set the country’s wealth and assets to do the job for the typical fantastic of all Nigerians.
“Though, between 40-60 per cent of funds have been released for needs of employing the 2021 appropriation act, nonetheless most of the MDAs are still to dispense these cash for the applications meant for.
“Some of the MDAs are alleged to have engaged in financial misappropriation by diverting these cash for other unrelated reasons thereby disheartening governing administration macro economic framework, though other individuals are in outright denial of not getting this kind of releases.
“These alleged procedures outrightly violates the letters and dictates of sections 80-84 of the 1999 constitution as amended and frustrates the implementation of federal government policies.
“If these alleged corrupt techniques are not set to examine, the perceived fight from corruption by Mr president would be discredited in the eyes of Nigerians and that of the intercontinental community”.
The motion was adopted when set to voice vote and the standing committees had been asked to conclude the assignment within just 2 weeks and report back to the property for even more legislative steps.