Faith Aghaeze, Abuja
The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, has inaugurated an eleven member Ad-Hoc Committee to critically examine the operationalization of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) entered into by the Ministry since 1999.
He said ,this is in furtherance to his determination at promoting the ‘Change’ agenda of the current administration with a view to promoting good governance that is transparent and accountable in the conduct of government business.
A statement signed by his press secretary , Osaigbovo Ehisiemen
Said the PPPs and MoUs were entered into to ensure delivery of quality services to the public, within the Ministry’s mandate.
While inaugurating the Committee, Dambazau reminded members of its core objectives which is to guide Federal Government and indeed the Interior Ministry on the appropriate ways of actualizing the objectives for which PPP is set up.
He noted in the statement that the committee is to monitor and review all existing PPP agreements and/or MoUs entered into by the Ministry and her parastatals to ensure parties comply with the terms of agreement, government directives and policies as well as extant laws.
The Committee, given six weeks to complete its assignment, has Mrs. Morayo Alimi (Director, Planning, Research and Statistics) as its chairperson and Mr. Bola Odugbesan, Esq, (Legal Adviser in the Ministry) as secretary.