NSA, Others in Jonathan’s Panel to Probe Oduah’s Cars



Stella-Oduah 600President Goodluck Jonathan has raised a three-man panel to probe the cars purchased by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah.
Presidential Spokesman ,Dr Reuben Abati who disclosed Jonathan’s move said the panel will be headed by former Head of Service of the Federation (HoS), Sali Bello Isa.Other members include , the National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki and Air Vice Marshal Dick Iruenebere.
Abati confirmed earlier report that “President Goodluck Jonathan has taken the initial step of asking the Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah for explanations and that is in public domain and so it will not be right to say that the President is not well seized of the matter.
He added “But President Jonathan has also today taken a step further and you will probably be the first set of Nigerians to hear this, by setting up a three-man administrative panel of inquiry. This panel has the assignment to investigate whether the procurement process with regards to this armoured vehicles follow due process. This three-man panel is also to find out the purpose to which the vehicles were procured and then to inquire into any other instrumental matter.
“This three-man panel is to be chaired by the immediate former Head of Service of the Federation, Alhaji Isa Sali Bello, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) is a member, AVM Dick Iruenebere (rtd). The secretariat of the panel which is expected to submit its reports within two weeks will be provided by the office the NSA.
“Let me assure you that President Jonathan will like to assure the general public that nobody no matter how highly placed will be shielded or exempted from this inquiry that he has directed and that appropriate action will be taken against any person or persons who maybe found guilty of misconduct or misappropriation of public funds either in this respect or in any other respect.

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