For failing to honour is summons meant to audit answer audit queries, the Senate said it would issue warrant for the arrest of some ministers including Alhaji Lai Mohammed of Information and Culture, minister of state, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva and minister of power Saleh Mamman and other heads of agencies if they do not honor its invitation.

The Chairman of Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Sen. Matthew Urhoghide who handed the threat stated that the others who have refused to hounour the invitation include the minister of women affairs and social development, Pauline Tallen, her counterpart in the ministry of solid minerals development, Olamilekan Adegbite and the chairman, National Population Commission (NPC).

According to him, heads of agencies have cultivated the habit of failing to honour Senate invitations and would henceforth face the wrath of the upper legislative body if they refuse to change.

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