Saturday July 24, 2021 3:27 PM

National Assembly has power to summon Buhari- APC Rep member

A member of the House of Representatives Wumi Ogunlola who is a stalwart of the All Progressive Congress, APC has chided the Federal Government for still keeping the service chiefs in office.

Acccording to her, the service chiefs have no business in that offices anymore.

She also blasted the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami for saying that the National Assembly doesn’t the powers to summon President Muhammadu Buhari.

The lawmaker who represents Ijero/Efon/Ekiti West Federal Constituency said that Malami was being “clever’ by half”, considering the constant attacks by terrorists

She said: “If you look at the way banditry, kidnapping and insurgency are thriving; we can only hope that the government will do the needful. The House had advised the President to look at the handlers of our security apparatuses and make the right changes.

“I am also of the humble opinion that the security chiefs have outlived their usefulness. They are supposed to be in retirement at homes now, but still being kept. The House of Representatives has the right to summon the president.

“If the AGF said we don’t have such powers, he was only being clever by half. The president is accountable to Nigerians, we can call him to explain to Nigerians about any issue”, Ogunlola stressed.

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