The Nigerian senate has announced that it has started probing the lopsided recruitment by the State Secret Service, SSS.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Tijjani Kaura, during Thursday’s plenary quoted Order 43 of the Senate Standing Order, and said the committee was prompted to commence investigation into the matter following petitions from concerned Nigerians.
“I stand before you, on behalf Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter- Governmental Affairs, to say that this committee is looking critically into this matter.
“This is with the intention of ensuring that justice is done in this recruitment.
“I also want to add that this committee has similar cases from different agencies, which it is already looking into to ensure the Constitution is strictly followed,” he said.
The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, urged the committee to carry out thorough investigation into the matter and report back to the Senate.