Spokesperson of the Home of Representatives Hon. Benjamin Kalu has dismissed studies in some Nationwide dailies that the go to of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs to the Nationwide Meeting on Tuesday was to fix fences over the Niger Delta Improvement Fee (NDDC) probe saga.
Kalu stated the Advert-hoc Committee investigating NDDC has since concluded its task with studies submitted, saying, when the decrease chamber reconvenes, the report can be mentioned.
Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday paid a go to to the newly appointed clerk of the Nationwide Meeting, Ojo Amos Olatunde, in his workplace on the Nationwide Meeting Advanced.
Akpabio’s sudden go to to the Nationwide Meeting on Tuesday triggered speculations amongst information media and employees within the advanced suggesting that he could have come to fix fences.
In an announcement to DAILY POST on Wednesday, Benjamin Kalu shed extra gentle on the motive of the Minister’s go to, stating that Akpabio solely made a pleasant go to to the Nationwide Meeting.
The Spokesman stated Nigeria’s Parliament is for Nigerians together with Godswill Akpabio, however unresolved points and investigation of the company which he heads.
“The Honourable Minister supervising NDDC was on the Nationwide Meeting on Tuesday to familiarize with the brand new clerk of the Nationwide Meeting. It has nothing to do with the Home of Representatives or the Senate.
He reiterated that the legislature was able to cooperate with the chief on points that have been within the curiosity of Nigerians, therefore, at any time limit, the Home of Representatives underneath Femi Gbajabiamila and the Senate underneath Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan wouldn’t hesitate to host any members of the Govt.
He said additional: “That’s the reason the management of the 2 homes, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (Speaker of the Home) and Sen. Ahmad Idris Lawan (President of the Senate) are key companions of President Muhammadu Buhari’s new undertaking of the tripartite committee. The aim is to ensure the dividends of democracy reaches the individuals.”
In keeping with the assertion, the parliament was able to defend the manifesto that introduced this authorities into being.
“Our assurance to Nigerians is that we perceive the mandate of part 88 and 89 of the oversight capabilities, and we are going to by no means sacrifice it on the grounds of relationship. Though it’s good to have relationships inside the arms of Authorities, no Arm of Authorities ought to sacrifice her independence based mostly on a cordial relationship with different Arm of Authorities”, he concluded.