Lagos Assembly Commences Probe Of Ambode Govt
Lagos State House of Assembly has commenced a probe of the administration of immediate past Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Naija News understands that the Assembly has set up a committee chaired by Hon. Fatai Mojeed, to probe the purchase of 820 buses for public transportation in the state by Ambode’s administration.
The development is coming after the Lagos residence of the former governor was invaded by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Reacting to the invasion of his residence in Epe area of the state, Ambode had there was no cause for alarm.
Ambode had urged his supporters and the general public to remain calm and law-abiding even as he noted that the anti-graft agency was yet to make any direct communication with him on any issue.
The former governor had also said he was ready and willing to respond if or when EFCC summons him.
“These searches were carried out extensively and at the end of the exercise the operatives left without any incident”, he said.
“The former Governor reiterates that the EFCC has till date not had any direct communication with him on any subject matter whatsoever and if or when it occurs he is ready and willing to respond.
“The former governor wishes to assure his supporters and the generality of Lagosians to continue to remain calm and law-abiding as there is no cause for alarm,” Ambode had said.