National Economic Council employs services of two forensic audit firms

The National Economic Council-NEC has employed the services of two audit firms, PwC and KPMG to carry out forensic audit of all Federal Government revenue generating agencies.

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state who is the Chairman of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Management of Excess Crude Account Proceeds and Accruals into the Federation Account, stated this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the Committee meeting in Abuja.

He said that the hiring of the firms followed briefings received from some revenue generating agencies of government.

According to him, the focus will be on Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the Nigeria Customs Service, Nigerian Ports Authority, Central Bank of Nigeria, Federal Internal Revenue Service, among others.

Other members of the ad hoc committee include Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State , Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara.

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