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The Senate made this resolution on Tuesday at its resumption, following a motion raised by Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, representing
Ekiti Central Senatorial District of Ekiti State.

Senator Bamidele directed the AGF, Petroleum resources professionals and other relevant agencies, key players and stakeholders to appear before the Upper Chamber and comprehensively brief relevant Senate committees on details of the 2010 contract.

Seconding the motion, Senator Bassey Albert of Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial, said the Senate must be briefed by the AGF on the way forward over the judgment against Nigeria.

Solomon Olamilaken of Lagos West and Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege in their separate contributions spoke in favour of the prayer inviting the AGF and other stakeholders to the chamber.

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