Senate, House of Representatives, Clerks their deputies to appear at the commission today.
ABUJA – AHEAD of the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly and the election of Presiding officers particularly in the Senate, political interests, outflanking and high wired politicking are starting to play out.
This time, the pendulum had moved to the administration of the National Assembly and the individuals who conduct the election towards the emergence of the Senate President and the Deputy Senate President
As part of moves to impact changes on the method of conducting the election, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday for six hours cross examined the Clerk to the National Assembly, CNA, Mohammed Ataba Sani Omolori.
It was gathered the EFCC invited the CNA on issues identified with records of accounts of the Assembly just as the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly.
As indicated by a source, the association of the EFCC may not be detached with the anticipated inauguration.
It was also gathered Omolori who was not seen at the National Assembly, the entire of Tuesday, was said to give been invited to the headquarters of EFCC on Tuesday and cross examined for six hours starting from 11am to 5pm.
As indicated by the Source, when Omolori arrived the premises of EFCC, he mentioned to see the Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, however, the EFCC manager was not around as he(CNA) was referred to another officer.
Aside from starting inquiries on records of funds of the National Assembly, it was gathered that Omolori was posed a particular question on the technique for the election of the managing officers of the ninth National Assembly, similarly as he was said to have been solicited which from the rules he would use for the election.
The high purpose of Omolori’s stay at the EFCC was the seizing of his international passport.
Preceding Omolori’s welcome, the previous Clerk to the National Assembly, Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa, was similarly tested and a National Assembly source said that Maikasuwa was tested instantly before Omolori got to the EFCC office and the two met there.
Other than Omolori who was invited by the EFCC, it was additionally gathered that Clerks, Desk officers and other key authorities of the National Assembly including the Clerk of the Senate, Clerk of the House of Representatives just as their delegates would be welcome to the commission today.
When contacted, authority at the EFCC affirmed Omolori’s cross examination.
The EFCC source, however, would not need his name referenced on the grounds that he was not approved to talk on the issue.