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FG pledges to implement NEITI audit reports

18 June 2015, 18:24

Abuja - The Muhammadu Buhari administration will implement the findings and recommendations contained in the audit reports of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said, Punch reports.

Osinbajo made the pledge in Abuja on Wednesday while receiving the Chair of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Clare Short, and her delegation at the Defence House, Abuja.

Also read: Civil society calls for speedy implementation of NEITI

A statement issued by the Director, Communications at the Nigerian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, Ogbonnaya Orji, at the end of the meeting, said Osinbajo reaffirmed the Federal Governments’ commitment to the implementation of the NEITI’s principles as part of the plans to reform the oil and gas sector.

He said that the Federal Government would carefully study the reports with a view to ensuring that the findings and recommendations guide government’s actions on the reforms.

Read more at Punch

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