BUDGET DEFENCE: YOU CAN’T SPEND N72M ON 2 CARS, REPS TELL NIPSS
Written by thereachfm on March 21, 2019
The House of Representatives Committee on Governmental Affairs on Wednesday queried the director general of the Nigeria Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Jonathan Jumah on the purported N72m spent to procure motor vehicles this year.
The House of Representatives committe led by Hussaini Sulaiman Kangiwa also demanded that the both DG NIPSS and the Executive Secretary of the Administrative Staff of College furnish the committee with proofs of payment for all items listed as procured in their 2018 budget performance reports.
The lawmakers issued the queries during a budget defence exercise involving the agencies where issues of appropriate accounting reports as well as transparency of revenue generation and expenditure were raised.