Politics Jet scandal: Diezani Moves to Stop Probe -Punch



The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, has filed a fresh application for an interim injunction to restrain the House of Representatives from going ahead with the probe of the allegation that she spent N10bn on a chartered aircraft.

The fresh application filed on Tuesday through one of her lawyers, Mr. Mike Ozekhome (SAN), followed her apprehension that the House of Representatives would carry out its threat to commence the probe on June 17.

The minister, along with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, currently has two pending suits before the Federal High Court in Abuja, both seeking court order to stop the probe.

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