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Buhari Govt Inaugurates Panel To Investigate NSITF (Full List)



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President Muhammadu Buhari-led government on Thursday inaugurated the Presidential Joint Board and Audit Investigation Panel on the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

While inaugurating the investigative panel, Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said the panel was tasked to check for infractions on the Financial Regulations, Procurement Act, Public Service Rules, and other relevant and extant documents.

The minister charged the investigative panel to look at infractions raised by the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) Periodic Check Report 2015–2019.

Other terms of reference include a probe of same issues raised in the 2018, 2019 Budget Performance Utilisation in the Procurement, particularly Training, amongst others.

Naija News reports that the investigative panel has three weeks – in the first instance – to complete its assignment.

Members of the panel include:

Ibrahim Khaleel of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) as Chairman, Mrs E. E. Ogriki, Director, Human Resources, National Productivity Centre (NPC) as Secretary.

Members are Ifeoma Anyanwutaku, Director, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Labour and Employment; Umma Aminu Dutse, Director, Human Resources, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN); and Mr B. O. C. Omogo, Director, Organisation Design and Development, Head Civil Service of the Federation office.

Other are of Muhammed Katun Ahmed, Director, Audit and Monitoring, OAGF; Nicholas Tor-Mtewave, Director, Audit, Auditor-General for the Federation office; and Onwusoro Maduka, Director, Procurement, Ministry of Labour and Employment.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.