The House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation/Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, and the Nigerian Ports Authority to reverse the termination of the logistics contract between Intels Nigeria Limited and the NPA.
Maritime workers also said through their union that the cancellation of the Intels vessel pilotage service could lead to the loss of 11,000 jobs.
Under the Boats Pilotage Monitoring and Supervision Agreement, Intels, a firm where former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar controls a majority stake, is in charge of collecting revenue on behalf of the NPA.
But, the NPA terminated the agreement on the directive of the AGF on September 27.
Lawmakers reacted to the development on Wednesday, directing its ad hoc committee to investigate the action of Malami and the NPA.
They specifically asked that the termination of the contract be reversed, pending the outcome of the investigation.
“The NPA should revert to status quo…