MUSA BABA AHMED, Abuja
The Speaker, House of Representatives yesterday charged the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) to discharge it’s duties without sentiments of any sort.
Tambuwal said this in Abuja while addressing 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 provision 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 budgetary allocation as the previous year because of the challenges the country is facing due to falling price of crude oil.
He added that the commission should make do with what is available in the hope of getting better allocations.
Speaking earlier, Chairman of the Commission, Emmanuel Ogbile told that the commission will treat complaints from the public dispassionately irrespective 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 reposition the committee.
Ogbile who stated that the commission is ready to deliver on its mandate to Nigerians also pleaded with the speaker that the budgetary allocation for the commission should be looked into.