Abuja - The House of Representatives is threatening to issue a bench warrant for the arrest of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deziani Allison-Madueke if, by Monday, April 26, she fails to appear before its Committee on Public Accounts to answer to questions on N10 billion she allegedly used to charter private jets, reports Daily Independent.
The members of the committee had asked the minister to appear before them to defend the allegations that she spent a whooping N10 billion on chartered jets paid for by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
Since the scandal broke out two months ago, the minister and the management of NNPC had refused to accede to the request of Committee for submission of relevant documents on the transactions between the NNPC and the operators of the chartered flights.
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