Reps summons 83 MDAs over COVID-19 spending.

House of Representatives has summoned 83 Ministries,
Departments, and Agencies (MDA) of the Federal Government as it
begins an investigation into alleged mismanagement of over four
hundred-billion-naira COVID-19 intervention fund from 2022.

The MDAs are to appear before the lawmakers next week to answer
questions on alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 intervention
funds distributed among them to fight the global health pandemic.
The House invited the Ministries of Agriculture and Food Security,
Communications and Digital Economy, Federal Road Maintenance
Agency, and scores of other Ministries, Department and Agencies.
In an invitation issued by the Chairman of the Committee and a
member representing Ede North/Ede South Federal Constituency,
Osun State, Bamidele Salam, asked each of the MDAs to be
represented by their Chief Accounting Officers, Head of Finance,
Head of Procurement and any other relevant officer to defend the
expenditure contained in their various submissions.