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Senate Probes NNPC GMD over Insubordination, abuse of due process

*** As Senate carries out a holistic investigation of NNPC’s Finances

By Henry Umoru

ABUJA- THE Senate has begun probe into the accusation of the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru of insubordination and abuse of due process as raised by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu.

The Senate also resolved Wednesday to investigate Kachikwu’s call for the cancellation of the recent appointments in the NNPC, just as it had resolved to carry out a holistic investigation into the finances and activities of the NNPC.

The decision to probe into the allegations raised by Kachikwu against Baru was sequel to additional prayer by Senator Kabir Marafa, APC, Zamfara Central during a discussion on a motion by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, PDP, Imo East entitled, ” Allegation of Corruption against against NNPC Trading: Time to conduct a holistic investigation.


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