Abuja - The House of Representatives has summoned the outgoing United States ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, over the allegation of sexual misconduct leveled against three members of the House, reports New Telegraph
Entwistle had written a letter to the Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara, alleging that Samuel Ikon (PDP Akwa Ibom), Mohammed Gololo (APC Bauchi) and Mark Gbillah (APC, Benue) allegedly sought the services of sex workers while they were attending a programme in the US..
Dogara had referred the matter to a joint committee on Ethics and Privileges and Foreign Affairs for investigation.
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The committee began sitting on Thursday, two weeks after it was mandated to carry out the assignment.
The committee according to Cable has asked the ambassador to appear before it on Thursday.
The committee has also invited the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the three lawmakers alleged to have engaged in sexual misconduct.
- News 24