Nigeria is at a crossroads

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Nuhu Ribadu

Nuhu Ribadu

Former presidential candidate of the Action Congress and Chairman of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force, Malam Nuhu Ribadu has said that Nigeria is at a crossroads and pledged to ensure transparency in the nation’s oil sector.

Ribadu spoke yesterday at the inauguration of the special task force by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Maduekwe.

“We understand the constitution of this task force as part of the effort to connect the public and the administration in newer levels of accountability,” Ribadu said, just as he applauded the moves by the Jonathan administration.

He assured that the 20-member task force will work diligently to meet the expectations of Nigerians.

In her remark, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Maduekwe said corruption and waste must be stamped out in the oil industry as well as other sectors of the economy.

The committee has 60 working days to conclude its task and submit its reports to the minister.

Other members of the taskforce include, Malam Abba Kyari, Mr. Benedicta Molokwu, Mr. Spo Sasore (SAN), Mr. Tony Idigbe (SAN), Mr. Tony Idigbo (SAN), Mr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), Itulah Ighodalo and Dr. Mrs Omolara Akanji and others.

 

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