Thursday, 14 June 2012
Reps cut short break to tackle bribery scam
The House of Representatives has cut short it break to hold an emergency plenary session on June 15.
This is seen as moves by the leadership to address the current controversial bribery scam between one of its member, Faruk Lawan and Chairman of Zenon Oil, Femi Otedola.
The House had on June 6, adjourned plenary session for one week to reconvene on June 19.
In a letter signed by Clerk of the House of Representatives, Sani Omolori, members are requested to attend the plenary on the said date.
The House in a statement on June 9, had vowed to investigate an allegation of three million dollar bribery against Rep. Farouk Lawan, the chairman of the House Ad hoc committee on Fuel subsidy.