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Reps summon accountant-general, EFCC, others over non-remittance of housing funds

The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee on Non-remittance of the National Housing Fund (NHF) and the utilisation of the fund from 2011 has summoned critical stakeholders for its investigative hearing.

It set August 23 to begin hearing into the matter.

Rep. Dachung Bagos, the committee’s chairman, said this in a memo in Abuja on Saturday.

He said the speaker of the House, Rep. Tajudeen Abbas, would inaugurate the committee on Wednesday.

Among the critical stakeholders invited were the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), the Accountant-General of the Federation and the Auditor-General of the Federation.

Others include the chairman of ICPC, the acting chairman of EFCC and the Surveyor-General of the Federation.

He also urged the affected institutions and government officials to submit memorandums and other relevant documents to the committee’s secretariat.

(NAN)

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