The House of Representatives’ Ad hoc Committee on Assessment and Status of All Recovered Loots Movable and Immovable Assets from 2002 to 2020 by Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria for Effective Efficient Management and Utilisation has threatened to invoke its constitutional powers against top Federal Government officials who failed to attend its investigative hearing.
Those who have been summoned to appear before the committee unfailingly on Thursday include the National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.); Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba; Commandant-General, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Audi; and Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Bashir Jamoh.
The Chairman of the committee, Adejoro Adeogun, while taking the roll-call of invitees, discovered that most of them did not show up while those who claimed to be representing their bosses failed to show a letter confirming them as proxies.
A member of the committee, Ibrahim Isiaka, who was miffed by the development, called for drastic action against the erring officials.