Reps order Goodluck Jonathan arrest over Malabu oil fraud

Reps order Goodluck Jonathan arrest over Malabu oil fraud. The House of representative has order former president Jonathan to be brought before them over the ongoing investigations into the Malabu Oil deal. If he fails to appear we will order for his arrest.

Jonathan is being summoned to testify in the ongoing investigation.

Reps order Goodluck Jonathan arrest over Malabu oil fraud

Chairman of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee investigating the fraudulent Malabu oil deal, Razak Atunwa said Jonathan’s appearance is key to unraveling the alleged corruption, malpractices and breach of due process in the award of OPL 245.

According to Atunwa, the Committee having conducted extensive investigation into the OPL 245 deal found it proper to get the testimony of Jonathan in concluding its work.

He said, “The Committee is of the view that in the interest of thoroughness, natural justice and fair play, it imperative that evidence should be taken from former President Goodluck Jonathan.

“In arriving at this decision, the Committee took account of the following facts: Mr. Jonathan was the President at the material time the Ministers brokered the deal that lead to the allegation of $1 billion diversion of funds;

Reps order Goodluck Jonathan arrest over Malabu oil fraud

“Mr Jonathan’s name features in the proceedings initiated by the Public Prosecutor of Milan in Italy.

“A United Kingdom Court Judgment in relation to an application to return part of the money being restrained, castigated the Jonathan Administration as not having acted in the best interest of Nigeria in relation to the ‘deal.

“The Attorney-General of the Federation at the material time, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has recently instituted proceedings in court wherein he pleads that all his actions were as as instructed by former President Goodluck Jonathan.”

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