Buhari orders Babachir Lawal to be prosecuted - Osinbajo

Buhari orders Babachir Lawal to be prosecuted - Osinbajo

- President Buhari has ordered the prosecution of former SGF Babachir Lawal

- Lawal was accused of allegedly misappropriating funds allocated for Internally Displaced Persons

- The president has also ordered the prosecution of Ayodele Oke, the former director-general of the National Intelligence Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the prosecution of the former Secretary General of the Federation (SGF) Babachir Lawal for allegedly misappropriating the funds allocated to people displaced by Boko Haram insurgency.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who announced this on Sunday, January 20, added that the president has also ordered the prosecution of Ayodele Oke, the former director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), NAN reports.

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Osinbajo said: "The president has directed that the SGF and former DG of NIA should be prosecuted.

“So, we are expecting that prosecution will take place. The next of course is that criminal allegations will be filed against them and the prosecution process will be completed."

Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari said that he has refused to speak on the allegations of bribery levelled against Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano state because the Kano state House of Assembly has waded into the matter.

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The president said this on Wednesday, January 16, while fielding questions from journalist Kadaria Ahmed on a Town Hall meeting aired live on NTA.

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