FCC: Reps Orders Arrest Of Haruna Kolo Over Job Racketeering
Following the investigation of job racketeering in the Federal Character Commission (FCC), The House of Representatives Committee has ordered the arrest of Haruna Kolo, the man at the Centre of the investigation.
The Chairman of the Committee, Hon Yusuf Gagdi, ordered the warrant of his arrest on Thursday over Mr. Kolo failed to appear at the hearing again.
Naija News House had earlier reported how Mr. Kolo testified before the Committee and admitted to collecting money from job applicants on behalf of the Chairperson of FCC, Muheeba Dankaka.
On Monday during the hearing, Mr. Kolo said he collected millions from different applicants and remitted them to Ms Dankaka at her private resident.
However, since he left on Monday, Kolo has refused to appear before the Committee.
Speaking on the non-appearance of Kolo, the Chairman of the Committee directed the clerk to commence the process of an arrest warrant.
He said relevant security agencies should arrest Kolo and bring him before the Committee on Monday.
“The position of this committee is that Kolo would lose his freedom. We will issue a warrant of arrest in respect of Kolo and compel security agencies to present him before this committee at any given period if he is so arrested,” he said.
Therefore, The committee subsequently adjourned the probe till Monday.