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- Published on Friday, 15 June 2012 11:32
- Written by Palmer Ogheneyole Nathaniel
A group of legal practitioners under the aegis of Public Interest Lawyers League (PILL) has called on security operatives to immediately arrest and prosecute the duo of Hon. Faruok Lawan and Chief Femi Otedola. The group in a statement released in
Abuja on thursday and signed by its President and Secretary; Abdul Mammud and Kelvin Okoro respectively, called for an immediate arrest and investigation of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zenon Oil and Gas Plc, Femi Otedola, former Interior Minister, Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho, to ascertain their level of involvement in the scandal.
PILL also demanded for the suspension of the report of the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on the reveiw of the petrol subsidy regime pending the conclusion of investigation into the current scandal.
The statement reads "The Public Interest Lawyers League makes the following demands: "That Jerry Alagboso, Farouk Lawan, Boniface Emenalo and other members of adhoc committee should be arrested by the Police immediately and investigation should commence without delay into the proceeding of the Committee to determine the extent of culpability of its individual memebers;
"That Capt. Iheanacho and Femi Otedola should be arrested and questioned by the Police to determine the extent of their criminal complicity in the bribe saga;
"That the report of the adhoc committee on oil subsidy scam be suspended until the extent of the individual culpability of members of the committee is establised." The group submitted.