TY Danjuma, chairman of the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI), and the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TetFund), Abdulahi Bichi have been threatened by the House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee (PAC) because they failed to honour the panel’s invitation to explain queries against them by the Auditor General of the Federation.
The committee gave the duo till next Tuesday to appear before it according to Kingsley Chinda, chairman of the committee, Daily Trust reports.
He said: “The attitude of some of these agencies is irresponsible, particularly now that the fight against corruption is raging and some MDAs will neglect invitation to answer queries raised by the Auditor General.
“This committee will not hesitate to invoke Sections 88 and 89, particularly Section 89 (c), if they fail to appear before us next week Tuesday,” Chinda said. He directed the committee’s secretariat to send a letter summoning the duo within 24 hours.
It was earlier reported that a former chief of army staff Theophilus Danjuma a former of Anambra state governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife and others have come under attack for issuing a warning to President Muhammadu Buhari against the Islamization of Nigeria.
The group, Middle Belt Peoples Progressive Congress (MBPPC), berated the National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) over its claim that Jihad – a fight against enemies of Islam – has been launched in Nigeria.