President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Lawal. http://bit.ly/2osSfTr
Buhari also suspended the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Amb. Ayo Oke, with immediate effect.
SGF Lawal and NIA DG would remain suspended pending the outcome of investigation into various allegations against them, a statement issued by Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Wednesday said.
Mr Femi Adesina’s statement said that the SGF Lawal would be investigated over alleged violations of laws and due process in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North-East (PINE).
NIA DG, Oke was suspended to facilitate “full scale investigation” into the discovery of large amounts of foreign and local currencies by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Lagos, which the NIA has made claims to.
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