Reps Summon 256 MDAs Over N284.3bn Extra-budgetary Spending

The House of Representatives’ Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned 256 Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) over alleged overspending of N284.3 billion in 2020.
The committee directed the Accountant-General of the Federation to provide the list of the affected MDAs.
Chairman Bamidele Salam emphasized that such extra-budgetary spending without National Assembly approval is illegal and demanded explanations from the agencies involved.

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