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Senate threatens to issue arrest warrant for Lai Mohammed, others

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Nigerian Senate house has threatened to issue a warrant for some ministers failing to honour its invitation

The Senate said the ministers have failed to honour its invitation to answer audit queries against them

The lawmakers noted that Lai Mohammed, Timipre Sylva, Saleh Mamman and other heads of agencies have all refused to honor their invitation.

The Nigerian Senate has threatened to issue a warrant for the arrest some ministers who have failed to honour its invitation to answer audit queries against them.

The Senate committee on public accounts on Thursday, June 11, said it would be compelled to issue arrest warrants on the minister information and culture, Lai Mohammed, the minister of state, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva and minister of power Saleh Mamman and other heads of agencies if they do not honor its invitation.Vanguard reported.

Chairman of the committee Senator Matthew Urhoghide stated that the others who have refused to hounour the invitation include the minister of women affairs and social development, Pauline Tallen, her counterpart in the ministry of solid minerals development, Olamilekan Adegbite and the chairman, National Population Commission (NPC).

The chairman said heads of agencies have cultivated the habit of failing to honour Senate invitations and which the Senate will not take it likely.

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