Senate invites IGP Ibrahim Idris over alleged unpaid 6.5 billion naira revenue

The Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Alleged Fraudulent Activities in Collection, Accounting, Remittance and Expenditure by Revenue Generating Agencies has invited the Inspector-General of Police -IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it over an alleged unpaid 6.5 billion naira revenue accruing from the Lagos Trade Fair Complex.
The committee’s Chairman, Senator Solomon Adeola, in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Kayode Odunaro, in Abuja said others invited to appear before the committee are the Director Generals of Directorate of State Security- DSS, Bureau of Public Enterprise- BPE and National Council on Privatization – NCP.
Adeola said the essence of the invitation was to get the Police and DSS to assist the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Bureau of Public Enterprise in recovering the money, which had accrued for over nine years.
He stressed that it had become necessary to recover the 322 hectares multi billion Naira complex following a huge debt due in the 40 billion naira lease fees.



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