This was disclosed on Tuesday in a statement from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The committee is headed by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, while the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, is one of its members. The President challenged the committee to audit and determine the status of implementation of the policies, programmes and projects, either inherited or commenced in his first tenure. He also asked them to identify and highlight the challenges that may affect the successful implementation of such policies, programmes and projects. The committee is also to prepare a comprehensive working document that would guide the incoming members of the President’s cabinet on the direction of government The committee also has some ministers, as well as the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, among others, as members. The committee is expected to be inaugurated on Friday, March 23, 2019. Read the full statement below: CONSTITUTION OF THE POLICIES, PROGRAMMES AND PROJECTS AUDIT COMMITTEE President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the Constitution of the Policies, Programmes and Projects Audit Committee as follows: His Excellency, the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria – Chairman Chief of Staff to the President – Member Head of Civil Service of the Federation – Member Minister of Budget and National Planning – Member Minister of Finance – Member Minister of Power, Works & Housing – Member Hon. Attorney General & Minister of Justice – Member Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment – Member Minister of Transportation – Member Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development – Member Minister of Water Resources – Member Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria – Member National Security Adviser – Member Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office – Member Deputy Chief of Staff to the President – Member/Secretary 2. TERMS OF REFERENCE To audit and determine the status of implementation of policies, programmes and projects either inherited or commenced by the out-going Administration; Identify and highlight a residue of works and challenges that may militate against their successful implementation; Prepare and produce a detailed working document that would guide the incoming Cabinet Members on the direction of Government regarding policies, programmes and projects; Co-opt any organization(s)/person(s) relevant towards the successful execution of the exercise; and Make any other recommendation(s) as may be necessary. 3. Date of Inauguration: Friday 15th March 2019 Time: 3.00pm Venue: Vice President’s Conference Room Olusegun A. Adekunle, Esq. Permanent Secretary (General Services Office)]]>

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