Wednesday, June 13, 2012

$620,000 Bribery Scandal: Reps Cut Short Vacation To Assemble On Friday

Members of the House of Representatives are expected to assemble in their chambers in Abuja on Friday, June 15, 2012, apparently to respond to raging bribery allegations involving its ad hoc committee on the management of fuel subsidy.

The House had adjourned on June 6 to resume on June 19.

But a notice on Wednesday by the Clerk of the House of Representatives, Sani Omolori, urged members to resume on Friday by 10a.m.

Although he did not state the reason for the sudden invitation, it may be unconnected with the raging allegations that the chairman of the committee, Farouk Lawan, and its clerk, Boniface Emenalo, collected  from an oil marketer, Femi Otedola, to influence the report of the panel.


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