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Reps to invite ministers, NNPC, others in refineries, fuel consumption probe

The House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on the State of Refineries in Nigeria is charged to welcome top Federal Government authorities, controllers, advertisers, laborers’ associations, oil organizations, and different partners in the oil area in its examination of the powerlessness of the country to refine its raw petroleum.

As per dependable sources in the board of trustees, the people who have been penciled down to show up before the advisory group include the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN); and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva.

Additionally on the rundown are the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris; Auditor-General of the Federation, Adolphus Aghughu; and the Director-General, Budget Office, Ben Akabueze.

Authorities of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Authority, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited, Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited, Dangote Refinery, and all authorized measured processing plants, among others, will likewise show up before the board.

The council had started an examination of the present status of the country’s four treatment facilities and the sums spent on the ‘Pivot Maintenance’ of the public resources.

The Chairman of the board of trustees, Ganiyu Johnson, after the introduction of the board on February 3, 2022, had revealed that partners in the oil area in both the general population and private areas would before long start to show up under the steady gaze of the legislators.

The House had on January 27, 2022, took on two movements to regulate a prior request by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, for an examination of the present status of Nigeria’s four treatment facilities and the genuine volume of Premium Motor Spirit, prevalently called petroleum, being consumed by the nation every day.

Gbajabiamila had before requested separate tests into the issues, setting up impromptu councils to do the undertakings.

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited had said it burned through N100bn on processing plants’ recovery in 2021 and that assets were siphoned into patching up the offices consistently last year.

It unveiled this in a report on the financing execution of the oil firm from January to December 2021, which was found in Abuja on Sunday.

Albeit no processing plant was referenced in the report, Nigeria’s processing plants had been under the administration of NNPC, as the recovery of one of the offices, Port Harcourt Refining Company, had been continuous.

Different treatment facilities under the NNPC’s administration incorporate the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, as well as the Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company.

In the NNPC’s most recent financing execution report, the firm expressed that N8.33bn was spent a month to month for a time of a year starting from January to December 2021 on processing plant recovery.

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