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Good News – Senate tells NBET to refund N132 million spent on drivers’ uniforms

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Good News – The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has frowned at a whopping sum of N132 million costs on sewing of drivers’ uniforms by the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), asserting the money must be refunded into the Consolidated Income Fund (CRF).The Senator Mathew Uroghide led Committee whereas probing monetary actions of the agency uncovered the sum ofN132, 066,948.00 million, expended on drivers’ uniforms, international practicing and loads others.Senate’s directive modified into once sequel to queries issued to that attain by the Auditor General of the Federation in the 2015 Audit Advise.The Auditor General for the Federation has earlier raised queries on the quantity expended.The Senate Committee’s investigation confirmed that the purported international practicing which cost NBET the sum of N95.320 million by no means took impart, whereas the sum of N34.583 million modified into once spent on companies that the NBET administration can also not defend earlier than the panel.On drivers’ uniforms, the NBET administration talked about it spent the sum of N2.583 million, an quantity thought of nasty and a extinguish of authorities sources.The queries read: “Fee of the sum of N34,163,948.00 million without inner audit checking for unverifiable companies in violation of extant Monetary Guidelines.“Fee of N2,583,000.00 million to a contractor for production of uniforms of outsourced drivers who were speculated to be kitted by their firm and not NBET.“Expenditure of the sum of N95, 320,000.00million for international practicing of Workers in opposition to Presidential directive and without documentary proof.”The Senate Committee of your complete, having debated on the document submitted to it by the panel unanimously adopted it and requested NBET to refund the total quantity of N132 million straight away.

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