Senator Dino Melaye, on Friday said President Buhari took the right decision in suspending the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. Melaye said it while speaking on channel television
He urged the President to take such decisive steps in other issues of corruption that was of concern to Nigerians.
The Senator representing Kogi West said“You know when he delays in dealing with certain corrupt issues it gives people the room to begin to think that the government is lagadisical in its approach.”
Describing the suspension as a welcome development, the lawmaker said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has done fantastically well by suspending the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. I will only hope he takes such drastic steps on other issues of corruption that we have raised. The suspension is a welcomed development.
Announcing his suspension, the President also ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against Lawal in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).