House of Representatives which is the lower chamber of the National Assembly has mandated a Joint Committee on National Security and Intelligence and Public Procurement to investigate the John-Ode led Presidential Arms Probe Panel which was recently disbanded by the Federal Government. The joint committee chaired by both Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji of the Committee on National Security and Intelligence and Hon.
Oluwole Oke of the Committee on Public Procurement which began investigation of the probe panel and arms procurements from January 2012 to May 2015, has called for submission of written memoranda/position papers from top government officials and 241 firms. A member of the committee who would not want his name in print told PR Nigeria that other stakeholders and the general public with relevant information on the matter are requested to make
submissions before holding the public hearings. Those officially invited to submit memoranda include the chairman and members of the Jon-Ode Arms Probe Panel, National Security Adviser, NSA, Defence Minister, Finance Ministers, Interior Minister, governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Accountant General of the Federation and Auditor General of the Federation. Others invited include Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Service Chiefs and ex-
Service Chiefs from 2010 to 2016, Director General, Department of State Service, DSS, Director General, National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Acting Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Director General of the Pension Commission, PENCOM, Director General, Industrial Training Fund and Managing Director of Social Insurance Trust Fund.

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