Lawan Senate President keeps mute over alleged FIRS recruitment scandal

Mr. Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Senate President is yet to make official statement denying his alleged involvement in recruitment scandal.

Lawal was alleged to have been involved in recruitment scandal that has rocked the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS).

The Senate president is alleged to have collected 26 slots to be given to his relatives, Daily Trust Newspaper is reporting.

The job scandal came to public domain when some of the senators vowed to reject and resist senate leaders move to take 100 slots for themselves leaving others without any slot.

The senate president is alleged to have already distributed employment letter to those he secured jobs for.

A Senator told  Daily Trust that Lawan hijacked 26 slots.

A youth association from Lawan’s constituency, Unity for Collective Progress Forum, confirmed all the beneficiaries had received employment letters and were expected “to commence work in earnest”.

The association said the slots were shared accordingly in the Senate president constituency, Nguru, 5; Karasuwa, 3; Machina, 4; Bade, 7; Yusufari, 4 and Jakusko 3.

When the media sought the explanation of Senate president regarding collecting 26 slots from FIRS alone, Mr. Ola Awoniyi, his spokesperson declined to comment.

Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Mr. Danjuma La’ah, said his committee has begun  an investigation to unravel the scandal alleged to have been committed by Senate president.

Three weeks after the allegation, Lawal is yet to make official statement denying his involvement in recruitment scandal.

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