Oyo Assembly draws battle line with EFCC over plan to probe its finances

The Oyo State Home of Meeting has stated that it’s mistaken for the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) to ask its members in relationship to an alleged ongoing investigation.

This was contained in a letter signed on October 11 in Abuja by Mrs. Yetunde Awe, the Clerk of the Home, querying the propriety of EFCC’s invitation to the legislators due to a pending go well with difficult its (EFCC’s) energy to probe the legislature’s funds.

Awe vowed that no member of the meeting would honour any invitation from the fee till the pending case was decided.

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Ripples Nigeria learnt that she additional cautioned the anti-graft company towards disrespecting the court docket and taking the regulation into its fingers.

The meeting had earlier this 12 months sued the EFCC over its (EFCC’s) deliberate probe of the home’s funds.

Within the go well with filed by means of its lawyer, Musibau Adetunbi (SAN), the meeting is contending amongst others that by the supply of Part 125 of the Structure, the EFCC is forbidden from trying into the monetary books of the meeting.

It famous that such energy solely resides with the Auditor Basic of the state by advantage of Part 125 of the Structure

By Mohammed Taoheed

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