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Reps move to probe CAC registrar

The House of Representatives has directed the Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF) to suspend the acting registrar general of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Mrs. Azuka Azinge for a breach of constitutional order provided in part 11/4 subsection 2 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Reps

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The decision was consequent upon the adoption of a matter of urgent national importance brought by Hon. Mohammed Gudaji Kazaure (APC, Jigawa) at yesterday’s plenary.

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The House consequently mandated its joint committees on ethics and privileges, labour employment and productivity and special duties to ensure compliance In his lead debate, Kazaure submitted that “the house recalls that on 25th of April, 2019 it considered a report of the committees on public petitions and consequently resolved to urge the CAC to reinstate Mr. Sule Sale Ibrahim to his work and also to pay all his salaries and entitlements to date for wrongful dismissal.” Reps

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He expressed dismay that “since 17th of May, 2019 the house directed the commission to obey the house resolutions but instead of complying with the house order, Mrs. Azinge said the decision of the central disciplinary committee superseded the resolution of the House of Representatives in her letter to the National Assembly dated 3rd July, 2019 with a reference no CAC/RG/SEN/VOL.IV which she sent challenging the decision”.

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, According to Kazaure, it was disheartening and tantamount to contempt of the Legislature for highly placed government officials to be disobeying resolutions duly passed by the House. The motion was unanimously adopted after Deputy Speaker, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, put it to question.

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