President Muhammadu Buhari has set up an audit committee for the policies, programmes and projects of the Federal Government under his administration.
Naija News learnt that this was disclosed on Tuesday in a statement from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
The President also named his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari; Head of Civil Service of the Federation; Minister of Budget and National Planning; Minister of Finance; and the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria as members.
Permanent Secretary, General Services Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja.
Others are: Power, Works and Housing, Member; Hon. Attorney General and Minister of Justice , Member; Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Member; Minister of Transportation, Member; Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Member; Minister of Water Resources, Member; Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Member; National Security Adviser, Member; Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office, Member; and Deputy Chief of Staff to the President, member/Secretary.
According to Adekunle, the terms of reference of the committee included – to audit and determine the status of implementation of policies, programmes and projects either inherited or commenced by the out-going Administration; Identify and highlight a residue of works and challenges that may militate against their successful implementation.
It would also prepare and produce a detailed working document that would guide the incoming Cabinet Members on the direction of Government regarding policies, programmes and projects; Co-opt any organization(s)/person(s) relevant towards the successful execution of the exercise; and make any other recommendation(s) as may be necessary.
The committee would be inaugurated on Friday at the Vice President’s Conference Room, Presidential Villa, Abuja.