- The probe panel investigating the recent invasion of National Assembly by thugs has summoned Ali Ndume and Ovie Omo-Agege for questioning
- The two senators have been invited to explain their role in the attack recently launched on the Senate by hoodlums who stole the mace
The Senate committee investigating the invasion of the National Assembly by hoodlums who stole the mace has summoned Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South, and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta central, for questioning.
The probe panel, will be questioning the alleged roles of the two senators in the invasion of the National Assembly.
Recall that Legit.ng reported that a panel probing the recent invasion of the Nigerian Senate by thugs has reportedly indicted Ndume and Agege in the attack on the Senate.
The Ad hoc committee, chaired by deputy Senate leader, Bala Ibn Na’Allah, has forwarded its report to another Senate panel on ethics, privileges and public petitions, headed by Senator Samuel Anyanwu.
Vanguard reports that Omo-Agege said he would appear before the panel but stressed, however, that he has dragged the committee to court, restraining it from summoning him against the backdrop that he had no confidence in the chairman of the committee, Senator Bala Ibn Na’ allah.
Omo-Agege, through his counsel, Alex Iziyon, SAN who is leading other lawyers, besides dragging the committee, also has the Senate, the Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki; the clerk of the National Assembly; the Attorney General of the Federation, the Inspector General of Police and the Department of State Services, DSS as defendants.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has rejected a stay-of-execution order requested by the Senate against a previous ruling of the court regarding the suspension of a Delta state senator, Ovie Omo-Agege.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba had nullified the suspension of Omo-Agege after faulting the decision of Senate to slam a lengthy suspension on the senator.
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