BREAKING: Buhari suspends Babachir, DG NIA over grass-cutting contract, mystery $43m

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East, PINE.

The President has also directed the suspension of the SGF from office pending the outcome of the investigations.

In a related development, the President has ordered a full scale investigation into the discovery of large amounts of foreign and local currencies by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in a residential apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, over which the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, has made a claim.

Daily Nigerian


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