Abuja - August 21 - (Viewpoint Housing News) – It is speculated that a House of Representatives committee will soon begin the investigation into the non-remittance of funds to the National Housing Fund (NHF) and how the fund has been used since 2011.
The committee has sent an invitation to critical stakeholders for its investigative hearing set to commence on Wednesday, August 23.
According to the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Chairman of the committee, Hon Dachung Musa Bagos in a memo to that effect, said that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas will inaugurate the investigative hearing.
Among the critical stakeholders invited include the Head of the Service of the Federation; the accountant-general of the federation; the auditor-general of the federation; the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC); the acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Surveyor-General of the Federation.
Others include; the managing director/chief executive Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria; the officer in charge of the Department of estate development loan; the managing director/chief executive of, federal housing authority; the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Finance, budget and national planning; the permanent secretary of the ministry of works and housing; the executive secretary, federal government staff housing loans board; the president/chairman of the council, real estate developers association of Nigeria; all ministries, departments and agencies; the commissioner for insurance/chief executive officer, national insurance commission (NAICOM), other concerned stakeholders and the general public
The statement also urged the affected institutions and government officials to submit their memorandum and other relevant documents to the committee’s secretariat.