Oronsaye Report: FG To Scrap NAPEP, Merge NAMA, NCAA, NIMET
PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN (L), RECEIVING THE REPORT OF THE STEVE ORONSAYE LED PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE ON RATIONALISATION AND RESTRUCTURING OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PARASTATALS, COMMISSIONS AND AGENCIES IN ABUJA The Federal Government has released the white paper on the report of the presidential committee on restructuring and rationalization of Federal Government parastatals, commissions and agencies, rejecting most of the recommendations in the Steve Oronsaye report.
In the document released by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, the Federal Government rejected the recommendation to merge NTA, FRCN and VON.
It also rejected the recommendation to abolish the Federal Character Commission; privatization of FAAN; scrapping of the Ministry of Police Affairs, and re-introduction of tuition fees in federal universities, among others.
The accepted recommendations include: scrapping of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission; repealing of the national salaries, income and wages commission law; scrapping of the National Poverty Eradication Programme, NAPEP; merger of Nigeria Airways Management Authority (NAMA), Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET); and partial commercialization of NIPOST.