THE NATION-—–The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Monday postponed indefinitely the investigation of the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde.
The committee had scheduled to commence the probe of the EFCC boss on Tuesday.
The Clerk to the committee, Mr. Freedom Osolo, who stated this in a statement in Abuja, did not give any reason for the sudden postponement.
Osolo said: “I regret to inform you that the hearing of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions slated for Tuesday, November 10, 2015 has been postponed for the time being.
“You will be duly informed when the meeting is rescheduled, please. The committee regrets any inconveniences the postponement would have caused you.”
The clerk had on November 4, issued a statement saying the committee would hold a public hearing with all petitioners and those they petitioned on Tuesday ( November 10), by 2:00pm at the Meeting Room 120, New Senate Building, National Assembly, Abuja.
The Chairman of the committee, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, also confirmed to reporters that Lamorde would appear before his committee on Tuesday.
Anyanwu also failed to give any reason for the postponement when he was contacted on telephone.
He simply said, “I am in Lagos for an oversight function and I need to know the true position.”