BREAKING: Senate To Probe Ibe Kachikwu’s Letter To Buhari

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to launch a probe into a letter written by the Minister of state of Petroleum Services, Ibe Kachikwu to President Muhammadu Buhari complaining about insubordination and Ill-treatment from the GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru.   It was gathered that the Senate will be…”
Emmanuel
October 4, 2017 1:49 pm

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to launch a probe into a letter written by the Minister of state of Petroleum Services, Ibe Kachikwu to President Muhammadu Buhari complaining about insubordination and Ill-treatment from the GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru.

 

It was gathered that the Senate will be investigating the matter after a motion by Senator Samuel Anyanwu which had an amended prayer on the issue by Senator Kabiru Marafa.

 

Aliyu Wamakko heads the nine-day ad-hoc committee. It was also learnt that no time frame was given to the ad-hoc committee by Senate President Bukola Saraki.

 

On Tuesday, Ibe Kachikwu penned an 8-page letter to the president complaining about Baru’s ill-treatment towards him.

 

In the letter, which was leaked to the press, Ibe levelled heavy accusations on Baru, stating that Baru issued contracts without consulting his office, labelled him anti-north, made appointments without due consultation and accused him of conspiring with militants.

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