President Goodluck Jonathan has announced the setting up of an inter-ministerial committee to take inventory of Nigerian assets in different parts of the world.
This was made known by the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, while addressing newsmen after the Federal Executive Council meeting. Maku said the committee will be chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Gbenga Ashiru, and it will have members drawn from other ministries and departments.
According to the Minister of Information, “the president believes that every kobo of the country is accounted for. He wants the committee to take inventory of assets of Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as the Navy, the Nigerian Ports Authority and other agencies of government”.
Other members of the committee include, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Bureau for Public Procurement, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Special Adviser to the President on Project Monitoring and Implementation and the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs.