By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja
Against the backdrop of financial misdeeds allegedly perpetrated by suspended Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Monday, inaugurated an 11-man investigative panel to probe the books of the agency.
Vanguard reports that Bala-Usman was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari following allegations of non-remittance of N165 billion surplus revenue to the coffers of government, an allegation denied by the suspended MD.
The 11-man committee is chaired by Suleiman Auwalu, Director (Maritime Services) while Gabriel Fan, Deputy Director (Legal services), Federal Ministry of Transportation, will act as secretary.
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