Following the involvement of the SGF, Babachir Lawal, in N108 million contractS scam at the IDPs in the Northeast, the Senate had in its resolution on Wednesday, urged the SGF to eat the humble pie and resign his appointment.
The Senate threatened that it would shut down the nation, if for any reason, the executive fails to effect its resolution of removing Babachir.
The development followed a point of order raised by Senator Baba Kaka Garbai, stressing that the velocity of SGF’s action is a clear breach of the oath of office he took.
He said, “Mr Senate President, distinguished colleagues, it should reflect in Senate’s resolutions that the SSG, Babachir Lawal should resign because he has breached his oath of office,” he said.
The motion which was sustained by a voice vote also added that the Senate would protest and shut down the nation if the executive takes its resolution for granted.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki explained that the current Senate has nothing to hide, hence will not cover any public official who is involved in contract scam.
He was optimistic that Buhari-led administration would not take the issue for granted in the interest of the nation.
” My distinguished colleagues, it should be clear to everyone now that the 8th Senate would not cover any corrupt government functionary and I hope our resolution will not be taken for granted,” he maintained.
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