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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BUHARI SUSPENDS SGF AND DG, NIA - Presidency

Nigeria - The Presidency in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity has said "The president has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE)."


"The President has also directed the suspension of the SGF from office pending the outcome of the investigations", the statement read.

The statement also read that the president has ordered investigation into  the $43m discovered at a building in Lagos, Which NIA has claimed ownership. "In a related development, the President has ordered a full scale investigation into the discovery of large amounts of foreign and local currencies by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a residential apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, over which the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has made a claim".

"The investigation is also to enquirer into the circumstances in which the NIA came into possession of the funds, how and by whose or which authority the funds were made available to the NIA, and to establish whether or not there has been a breach of the law or security procedure in obtaining custody and use of the funds".

"The President has also directed the suspension of the Director General of the NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, pending the outcome of the investigation", the statement continued.

The statement revealed that both enquirers will be headed by  Pro.Yemi Osinbajo and that reports has to be submitted to the president within 2weeks.  "A three-man Committee comprising the Hon. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, and the National Security Adviser, headed by the Vice President, is to conduct both investigations".

"The Committee is to submit its report to the President within 14 days"
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"The most senior Permanent Secretary in the SGF's office, and the most senior officer in the NIA, are to act, respectively, during the period of investigation". the statement added.

31 comments:

  1. At least, Buhari and is presidency his working na

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    1. i refuse to buy it that that man BUHARI is working, for crying out loud the man is dry..... He's gonna die soon let him reign and go and go and prepare his grave.

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    2. lol, let president Buhari alone biko

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    1. Buhari say his appointees not performing up to expectation, so they need to be suspended.

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    1. Yea, i support president Buhari for suspending them,

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    2. you support him??
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      "The president has
      ordered an investigation into the
      allegations of violations of law'

      please ask me president if he obeys the rule of law???

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  4. Mr president need to listen to my Music website cuz he need it like something else

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    1. The president is really working, i support the suspension.

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