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Power Sector Senate to probe Obasanjo, Jonathan

The investigation is to be conducted by a 13-member Ad-Hoc Committee which was instituted on Thursday, August 13, 2015.

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The Senate is set to probe the management of the power sector under former Presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

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Olusegun Obasanjo

(Punch)

 

The investigation is to be conducted by a 13-member Ad-Hoc Committee which was instituted on Thursday, August 13, 2015.

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Former President, Goodluck Jonathan

(Telegraph UK)

 

The Committee, which is led by Senator Abubakar Kyari, will also probe the process by which the now defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) was unbundled.

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

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The Senate reached the decision pursuant to a motion sponsored by the Senator Ali Ndume.

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Senator Ali Ndume

(Citizen NG)

 

The committee is expected to conclude its investigations and report to the Senate within two weeks.

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President Mummadu Buhari

(News Day)

 

Meanwhile, the Labour Party (LP) has also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his corruption probe to the Obasanjo administration.

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