NEMA boss Mustapha Maihaja denies allegations by the House of Representatives

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The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mustapha Maihaja, has denied allegations by the House of Representatives that the Agency mismanaged over N33 billion, meant for various emergency interventions including the provision of relief materials to internally displaced persons in the northeast.

In response to the report of the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, the NEMA boss told journalists in Abuja that every money allocated by the Federal Government for disaster management were spent diligently and in compliance with existing laws.

The House Committee on Emergency and Disaster preparedness had on November 8 indicted the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) of mismanaging over N33 billion that was given to the agency for disaster management.

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