NNPC allegations:‘Senate c’ttee will ensure diligence in investigation’
From Rakiya A. Muhammad, Sokoto
The committee set up by the Senate to investigate allegations against the NNPC Group Managing Director has assured of diligent work. The Chairman of the committee, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, gave the assurance in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani.
According to the statement, the committee would investigate the policy introduced by the current Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mainkanti Baru, of allocating all products to Duke Oil.
It said the committee would also investigate the allegations against the GMD by the Minister of Petroleum, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, on the leaked letter published on Wednesday, 4th October, 2017.
The committee would carry out a holistic investigation into the activities of NNPC Trading Ltd, the statement added.
It noted other members of the committee to include Senators Donald O. Alasoadra, Kabir G.Marafa, Samuel N. Anyanwu, Ahmed G.Ogembe, Albert B. Akpan, Baba Kaka B. Garbai, Chukwuka G. Utazi and Rose O. Oko.