- The Senate will Tuesday begin investigation into alleged unwholesome practices in the power sector from 1999 till date.
- The probe is to be carried out by an Ad-hoc Committee on Power, inaugurated by Senate President, Bukola Saraki on August 28.
- The committee inaugurated on August 28th, is chaired by Sen. Abubakar Kyari (APC, Borno North).
- In a statement on Monday, Clerk of the Committee, Cletus Ojabo, said the probe would take the form of investigative hearing/interactive session with stakeholders in the power sector.
According to the statement: “The investigation will centre on funds appropriated for the power sector since 1999 to the point of unbundling of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and all matters connected therewith.”