Lawan is also suspended as the Chairman of the Education Committee of the House.
Farouk Lawan is facing allegations of demanding $3million bribe from Femi Otedola Zenon Oil. Otedola said Lawan collected initial payments $500,000 while he sent Emenalo to collect $120,000 at a later date.
The Speaker of the House of Reps, Hon, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal appointed Hon. John Enoh (PDP, Obubra, C’River) to replace suspended Farouk Lawan.
Enoh now heads the Adhoc committee on subsidy.
The House also mandated its committee on ethics to look at the allegation made against Farouk Lawan and its committee.
Speakier of the House Hon. Tambuwal ordered the Management of National Assemblyto investigate the embattled Secretary of the subsidy probe panel and staff of the National Assembly, Boniface Emenalo.
The Company in the midst of the bribery allegations, Zenon Oil, owned by business tycoon Femi Otedola, has been asked by the House to pay back $232m to federation account.
Tambuwal says the House will stand by the Report of the fuel subsidy probe.
In another twist to the bribery saga, legislators passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the house led its speaker Hon Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
More updates to follow…