News

Senate Have Been Vindicated, We Will Expose More, We Fear Nobody- SP Saraki Speaks On Sacked SGF

By  | 

Senate Have Been Vindicated, We Will Expose More, We Fear Nobody- SP Saraki Speaks On Sacked SGF

 

Following the eventual sacking of suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, the Senate has breath a sigh of relief after it was earlier blackmailed for exposing the mismanagement of funds appropriated for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the North Eastern part of the country.

Speaking after the accused, Lawal was sacked, Senate President, Senator Bukola disclosed that it has been a tough journey for the Upper Chamber, but recent events have justified their revelations.

He said, “When we first started the investigation into improprieties in the management of much-needed resources that were needed for the humanitarian recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction of the North East, the Senate was blackmailed. However, recent events have justified our actions.

“I must admit, it has been a tough journey to defend this institution. However, we will remain firm and committed as we live up to our commitment to fight corruption in a non-selective manner. This is a part of our Constitutional responsibility.

The former Kwara State Governor however disclosed that the Senate is ready to probe into shady deals any government parastatals maybe involved, provided there is evidence to back the report.

“Moving forward, if you have any case, any evidence or know any MDA that should be investigated- you can bring it before the Senate. We will investigate it; we will expose it; and we will ensure that adequate action is taken.

“We do not fear anybody. We are committed to this fight. The investigations that the various committees of the Senate have started will continue. I have urged all Committees to submit their reports on time- so that we can act on them.

“As we do this, we will be fair to everybody, but we will still continue to do our work. This is our promise.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: