Senate to probe NNPC GMD over Minister’s allegations


The Senate has begun a probe into the accusations of the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru of insubordination and abuse of due process as raised by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, Vanguard reports.

The Senate also resolved Wednesday to investigate Kachikwu’s call for the cancellation of the recent appointments in the NNPC, just as it had resolved to carry out a holistic investigation into the finances and activities of the NNPC.

The decision to probe into the allegations followed an additional prayer by Senator Kabir Marafa, APC, Zamfara Central during a discussion on a motion by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, PDP, Imo East on the subject matter.