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Sunday, 10 June 2012
'Saint' Farouk Lawan Accused Of Taking Bribe
The anti-corruption crusader and a member of the House of Representative Farouk Lawan has been accused of collection $600,000 (USD) bribe from an unnamed oil company implicated in the fuel subsidy scam. The money was for him to turn a blind eye to the involvement of the company.
Reports alleges that the money was marked and the the bribe was caught on video by the company officials who forwarded the clip to a former head of state who then forwarded it to the speaker of the House.
Farouk Lawal can be remembered in his role in the ettehgate and also his fight against any form of corruption in the house. The house has pledge to get to the root of the matter.The accused said that he will soon issue a statement on the allegation.