June 24, 2018

Corruption: Senate challenges Jega to mention names (Nation)

Corruption: Senate challenges Jega to mention names (Nation)

The Senate yesterday asked former Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) Chairman, Attahiru Jega, to name members of the National Assembly involved in corruption practices.

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, threw the challenge to former INEC boss following a Point of Order raised by Senator Isah Hamman Misau on the allegation of corrupt practices leveled against National Assembly members by Jega.

Jega was reported to have said that National Assembly Committee chairmen asked for gratification from heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) to carry out their constitutional duties in the name of so-called over sight functions.

Saraki said he was at the event where the allegation was made. Read more

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