Dyepkazah Shibayan, Abuja
The Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal yesterday charged the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) to discharge it’s duties without sentiments of any sort. Tambuwal said this in Abuja when he received a delegation from the commission led by its Commissioner, Emmanuel Ogbile. “Discharge your duties without sentiments, be more visible in the states and attend to complaints piling up in your state offices, your commission is key and important, your role as investigators of complaints is very sensitive, “Tambuwal said. He encouraged the commission to work in accordance with the providence of the act that established the commission adding that the commission cannot afford to be lawless.
The Speaker noted that the commission did not receive as much budgetry allocation as the previous year because of the challenges the country is facing as regards the falling prices in crude oil adding that the commission should make do with what is available in the hope of getting better allocations. Earlier speaking, the Chairman of the Commission, Emmanuel Ogbile said that the commission will treat complaints from the public passionately in respective of whoever is involved. He told the Speaker that the commission will make its report of the House more frequent adding that there is the need to re position the committee. Ogbile who stated that the commission is ready to deliver adequately to Nigerians also pleaded with the speaker that the budgetary allocation for the commission should be looked into.