Nigerian legislators threaten to withdraw from ECOWAS Parliament

Lawmakers representing Nigeria at the ECOWAS Parliament have threatened to withdraw their membership following what they said was a breach of a resolution passed by the parliament to suspend all recruitment processes and other irregularities.
This is coming following the allegations of a lopsided recruitment exercise at the ECOWAS Parliament which were allegedly skewed to serve the personal interest of member states excluding Nigeria.

Some Nigerian lawmakers who spoke to correspondents of the parliament in Abuja said that during the 2022 First Ordinary Session of the parliament which was held from 9 June to July 3, a resolution was passed to suspend all recruitments.

They said that the decision was made following several reports of undue process and lopsidedness in the exercise. They resolved that the exercise will be resumed following the outcome of the audit report.

The Nigerian lawmakers also cited the huge financial commitments that Nigeria makes to the body while…


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