The absence of Minister of Petroleum ,Mrs Diezani Allison Madueke and other topshots of parastatals in the ministry forced a House of Representatives Committee to put on hold its public hearing on kerosene subsidy in Abuja.
Committee Chairman,Honorable Dakuku Peterside who announced the decision to defer the hearing until another day assured Nigerians that a thorough and transparent inquiry would be conducted into the issue.
“On behalf of the committee, I want to apologise to you, we are going to be compelled by circumstances to put off this hearing to the February 18.”Peterside said .
He assured ,“We owe you a duty to carry out the investigation, we will not let you down, we want to apologise once more, we will move on with the hearing on February 18.”
There is obviously rising public interest in the House inquiry following the mind boggling revelations by Central Bank of Nigeria,CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi at the yet to be concluded Senate hearing .