$462m: Senate summons Finance, Defence ministers, CBN gov, others

Image result for $462m: Senate summons Finance, Defence ministers, othersThe Senate has invited Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, and Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462m from the Consolidated Revenue Account.

The money was said to have been withdrawn and paid to an American firm for the purchase of helicopters without the approval of the National Assembly.

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over Tuesday’s plenary put the request to voice vote and it was unanimously granted.

He referred the matter to the Committee on Appropriations.

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