The House of Representatives stated on Monday, that a Federal High Court order for the investigation of the alleged N10 billion spent on chartered aircrafts by Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, is being delayed.
“The nature of the court order is simple. They are just restraining us from carrying out our own investigation. I don’t know what they are afraid of that they have gone to court,” said The Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts, Solomon Adeola.
Still unsure of the commencement of the probe, on March 27th, the House ordered the Public Accounts Committee to investigate the Minister’s alleged use of state funds to charter private jets for her personal use. However, due to a court order, the investigation is reportedly yet to be carried out.