A group of worried Nigerians have actually required for an holistic probe into the activities of the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement from 2007 to2015
They likewise desire all those discovered culpable brought to book.
The convener of the group, Princess Ajibola at an interview in Abuja today stated as a civil society organisation that requires responsibility from federal government to the governed, the group is unfortunate with the Committee of Public Security, National Security and Intelligence of the Federal Legislature for the method and way it has actually managed the probe of the activities of the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement, (CADEP) from 2007-2015
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” The Civil Liberty Motion of Nigeria is desirous of the material of the probe by the Legislature to be revealed in the general interest of justice and fairness to all worried.
” It prevails understanding that the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement from 2007 to 2015 made a mess of the required provided to them by President Muhammadu Buhari, it is nevertheless insufficient to continue to protect them from public examination as apparent in the cold foot unexpectedly established by the Legislature.
” At this moment, the Civil liberty Motion of Nigeria wants to inform the members of your house of Representatives that they were chosen by the individuals to represent the interest of individuals and not to safeguard the interest of a choose couple of that do not have the interest of individuals at heart through their actions and inactiveness” she stated.
Ajibola stated it deserves note to highlight that the required provided to the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement from 2007 to 2015 was mostly to take to court those that dedicated criminal activities versus the Nigerian individuals by mishandling billions of naira indicated for the purchase of arms and ammo to assist in the battle versus terrorism in Nigeria.
” To the discouragement of all individuals with a conscience, these people rather chose to cut offers and enhance themselves at the expenditure of the spiritual required of deciphering the situations the result in the mismanagement of public funds and likewise to recuperate exact same from these people and companies.
” At this moment, the Civil liberty Motion of Nigeria can not fathom why your house of Representatives Committee on Public Security, National Security and Intelligence who certainly admitted in public that it remained in belongings of a series of petitions from members of the general public and defence specialists who have actually grumbled about the activities of the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement from 2007 to2015
” It protested this background that your house of Representatives introduced a probe and certainly performed a public hearing on the controversial concern, and just for them to unexpectedly go mute on the result of their questions.
” We need to include that this abrupt muteness certainly raised a flurry of concerns that required responses. The muteness likewise questioned the genuineness of function of the members of your house of Representatives Committee on Public Security, National Security and Intelligence.
” It even more sustained the suspicion that certainly something was alarmingly awry in the polity as been hypothesized in some particular quarters. Some thought that loan need to have exchanged hands. Some were likewise of the viewpoint that most likely members of your house of Representatives Committee may have been daunted by the Workplace of the National Security Advisor, under whose province is the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement from 2007 to2015
” The Civil Liberty Motion of Nigeria requires that justice be served in this delicate matter of nationwide significance in the interest of all and sundry.
” The Civil Liberty Motion of Nigeria at this moment and in the interest of our nation requires that holistic probe into the arms scams be set up by the federal government, in addition to the National Assembly” she stated.
She advised the National Assembly to as a matter of seriousness institute a probe that would decipher as a very first what occurred with the earlier probe report of your house of Representatives Committee on Public Security, National Security and Intelligence.
” The National Assembly need to either make it public or institute a fresh probe with a clear required to evaluating the activities of the Presidential Committee on Audit of Defence Devices Procurement from 2007 to 2015 that has actually been knotted in debates’ surrounding underhand transactions, getting satisfaction and jeopardizing the core required of the committee.
” The Civil Liberty Motion of Nigeria thinks that there ought to be no spiritual cows in the war versus corruption in Nigeria. No one ought to be favoured above others, specifically in cases of financial sabotage.
” If the management of this terrific nation is genuine about the war versus corruption, then it should start this probe as a matter of seriousness and bring to schedule all those that are discovered desiring in any method as nobody ought to be seen to be above the law no matter how extremely put.
” The world is certainly seeing Nigeria and anticipates that the best thing is carried out in this delicate case. The loved ones of the victims of the dubious activities of these people and companies are likewise seeing to see how the federal government would safeguard their interest by serving justice to all,” she concluded.