The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has questioned the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, over financial transactions of the National Assembly,
Naija news Learnt that the EFCC also seized Mr Sani-Omolori’s international passport. He was said to have “duly cooperated with EFCC officers.”
Mr Sani-Omolori’s interrogation was said to have lasted for six hours, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Apart from the records of the financial dealings of the National Assembly, the anti-graft agency also reportedly quizzed Mr Sani-Omolori on the forthcoming inauguration of the 9th National Assembly.
A top official of the EFCC, who asked not to be mentioned, confirmed the report to PREMIUM TIMES.
The source, however, dismissed reports that Mr Sani-Omolori was quizzed about the forthcoming inauguration of the next National Assembly.
”The clerk’s grilling was based on a petition received and filed by the staff of National Assembly, the petition concerns the finances of the National Assembly,” the source said.
Naija News also learnt that the EFCC spokesperson, Toni Orilade, was not aware of the interrogation as at the time of this report.
“I am not aware of the matter, because I have not been briefed. When I get information in respect thereof, I shall communicate with you immediately,” he said.
Efforts to reach Mr Sani-Omolori for comments were unsuccessful as he did not respond to calls and text messages sent to his known phone number.