S’ex Scandal: Dogara Orders Probe Of Indicted Lawmakers


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday, directed investigatio

n of three members of the House alleged to have assaulted a Hotel Housekeeper, as well as soliciting s*x from prostitutes in the United States of America.

The Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Abdulrazak Namdas, confirmed this in Abuja.
Namdas explained that the leadership of the House decided to investigate the alleged s*x scandal following a formal complaint made by the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. James Entwistle.
He said, “We are in receipt of a letter from the US Ambassador, alleging misconduct by some members of the National Assembly, who attended training in the United States of America.
“The leadership of the House has commenced its own part of the investigation. When it is concluded, we will brief Nigerians further on this issue.”
Namdas, however, declined questions on how the investigation would be conducted.
“When we say we will conduct an investigation, we will conduct it and there will be a report”.
The affected members – Mr. Mohammed Garba-Gololo (Bauchi State); Mr. Terse Gbillah (Benue State), and Mr. Samuel Ikon (Cross River State) – allegedly committed the act during a recent trip to the US to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Programme on Good Governance organised by the US Government.

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