“Sack Arunma Oteh” NASS to Jonathan


The House of Representatives seating today in Abuja revisited the prone of the Security and Exchange Commission [SEC]. Through the House of Representative delibration, the chairman of the committee in charge of the probe restated the legislators stand on the sacking of Arunma Oteh at the SEC Director General.

The members of the lower chamber of the National Assembly urged President Goodluck Jonathan to sack the Director General of SEC, Arunma Oteh.

Arunma Oteh had been asked to resign from her position as Director General of the SEC citing insistencies unconvered by the House of representative committee. The SEC Board sent Ms Oteh on compulsory leave in order to enable external auditors examine the records of the commission’s transactions covering project 50 which she supervised.

But the President’s actions days after her recommended sack, returned Arunma Oteh forcefully to the seat of Director General – amidst protests by workers at the SEC. Briefing State House correspondents on Ms Oteh recall the Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati said that the Federal government have studied the report by the auditors and noted that Ms Oteh was not indicted for fraud nor criminal breach in any form. Mr Abati said that the government however cautioned Ms Oteh to henceforth endeavour to diligently observe all extant rules and administrative procedures in the conduct of all official transactions.

It remains unsure whether the President will heed the legislators’ advise. But a source close to the activities at the NASS revealed that the members of NASS intends on blackmailing the president into dumping Oteh

stay tuned



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