Alleged perjury: Show evidence of your acquittal, CSOs tell Omo-Agege


L-R: Mr Balarabe Musa, Co-Convener, Coalition of Civil Society and Youth Groups in Nigeria (CCSYGN); Mr Danesi Momoh Prince, Co-Convener CCSYGN; Mr Solomon Adodo, Convener CCSYGN; Sule Zainab, Director of Gender CCSYGN and Mr Kabiru Dallan, Executive Director, Centre for Leadership and Development Initiative

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Youth Groups in the country have challenged the Deputy President of Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege to present Court papers that absolved him of allegation of perjury in the U.S.

The coalition comprising of the Guardians of Democracy and Development (GODD), Partners for Legislative Agenda for Nigeria (PLAN), Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative made the demand in Abuja on Wednesday in a statement signed by Mr Solomon Adodo, Convener of the forum.

It would be recalled that the CSOs had earlier called on law enforcement agencies to initiate fresh prosecution against Omo-Agege for the grievous offence of perjury and…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria