BREAKING: Tinubu summons interior minister, Tunji-Ojo to Aso Rock after links to Betta Edu

BREAKING: Tinubu summons interior minister, Tunji-Ojo to Aso Rock after links to Betta Edu
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu and Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji Ojo

President Bola Tinubu has summoned the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, to Aso Rock over payment of N438 million as consultancy fee to a company linked to him by suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Betta Edu, Politics Nigeria reports.

The company, New Planet Project Limited, was one of the numerous consultants awarded contracts from N3 billion given out by the suspended minister for the National Social Register contract.

The social register was created for cash transfers and other social investment programmes.

New Planet Project Limited was initially paid N279 million for verification of the list and another N159 million for the same purpose.