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Sex Scandal House of reps begins investigations into allegations against 3 lawmakers

The lawmakers involved are Mohammed Garba Gololo (Bauchi), Samuel Ikon (Akwa Ibom) and Mark Gbillah (Benue).

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The House of Representatives has commenced investigations into allegations of improper conduct levelled against three of its members by the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle.

The lawmakers involved are Mohammed Garba Gololo (Bauchi), Samuel Ikon (Akwa Ibom) and Mark Gbillah (Benue).

Gololo was alleged to have sexually assaulted a housekeeper in his hotel room while Gbillah and Ikon were accused of soliciting prostitutes.

“We are in receipt of a letter from the US ambassador, alleging misconduct by some members of the national assembly, who attended a training programme in the United States of America,” House spokesman, Abdulrazak Namdas said.

“We are in receipt of a letter from the US ambassador, alleging misconduct by some members of the national assembly, who attended a training programme in the United States of America.

“The leadership of the house has commenced its own part of the investigation. When it is concluded, we will brief Nigerians further on this issue,” he added.

Entwistle brought the incident to the notice of the House via a letter written to Speaker, Yakubu Dogara on June 9.

Meanwhile, the three lawmakers have denied the allegations.

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