Tunji-Ojo, Minister of Interior summoned to Aso-Rock

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Following the outrage that has allegations of financial improprieties at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, the Presidency has summoned the Minister of Interior, Bunmi Tunji-Ojo.

The Minister of Interior is billed to meet the President by afternoon of today according to Western Post. The Minister has been linked to some financial transactions with the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs through a company he allegedly has interest in.

The company reportedly got over N400million contract from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs to verify addresses of cash handout beneficiaries.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Betta Edu was suspended from office by President Bola Tinubu on Monday for financial irregularities and mismanagement of public fund.

Bunmi Tunji-Ojo appeared on Channels Television yesterday night where he defended himself on the programme Politics Today. He admitted that he founded the company that is in the eyes of the storm but said he resigned his directorship since 2019 when he won election into the House of Representatives.