Monday, October 22, 2018


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Rights group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has asked the Acting Chairmen of both the Code of Conduct Bureau and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission to investigate allegations abuse of office involving Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff.


SERAP in a statement says the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, LASUN should be investigated for allegedly using his personal company to win water contracts amounting to about one point one billion naira from the Ministry of Water Resources.


The organization urged the anti-corruption agencies including the EFCC to prosecute Lasun and other people and companies suspected to be involved if there is relevant and sufficient admissible evidence of abuse of office and complicity against them.


Deputy Director of SERAP, Timothy Adewale in the statement threatened that the organization will institute legal proceedings if the anti-corruption agencies fail to take any action against the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun in fourteen days.

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