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Okonjo-Iweala denies appointing PWC to audit NNPC account

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala denied appointing PWC to conduct the NNPC audit.

OKONJO-IWEALA-OKThe Minister of Finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday denied appointing Price WaterHouse Coopers (PWC) to conduct the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) audit.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Minister on Media, Mr Paul Nwabuikwu, in Abuja.

According to the statement, a group of three accounting firms filed a suit against the minister before a Lagos High Court with the allegation.

“The group is alleging that she appointed the global audit firm PWC to conduct the recently concluded forensic audit of the NNPC against the provisions of the Local Content Act.