President Tinubu summons Interior Minister Tunji-Ojo

President Tinubu summons Interior Minister Tunji-Ojo

President Tinubu summons Interior Minister Tunji-Ojo

President Bola Tinubu has summoned the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo to the Presidential Villa. 

 

The summon follows the controversy that has hitched the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, and the award of a consultancy contract to the tune of N538 million, for the National Social Register to New Planet Projects Ltd, a company Tunji-Ojo is said to be a beneficial owner. Tunji-Ojo has denied owning the company. 

 

In an interview with Channels TV on Monday, January 8, Tunji-Ojo said

“I am not a signatory to the company. As I’ve always said, I came into public office with a commitment to base my service on sincerity of purpose and openness. I believe that Nigerians don’t deserve to be kept in the dark in terms of public office operations. And actually, I was shocked because the company in question was a company where I was a director. About five years ago, I had resigned from my directorship” 

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