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Buhari vows to probe ‘missing’ NNPC $20 billion

27 April 2015, 10:35

Abuja - President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has stated that his administration will probe the $20 billion alleged to be missing from the coffers of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Punch reports.

Buhari made the revelation while receiving a delegation of the All Progressives Congress elected officials and supporters from Adamawa State at his campaign office in Abuja.

Also read: NNPC fires back at Sanusi over missing $20bn

The immediate past governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Sanusi Lamido, had alleged that the $20 billion made from the sale of Nigeria’s crude oil by the NNPC was not remitted to the federation account.

President Goodluck Jonathan sacked Sanusi from the CBN after he made the allegation.

A management and accounting consultancy firm, PriceWaterHouse, was last year hired by the Federal Government to carry out a forensic audit of the NNPC following Sanusi’s allegation.

Read more at Punch

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