Senator Na’Allah responded to Obasanjo’s statement “that the National Assembly is a corruption den” Senator Na’Allah claims he Rejected Obasanjo’s N50 Million Bribe from Obasanjo 10 years ago. Daily Post stated
According to him, “Obasanjo lacked the moral right to be making such allegations in view of his corruption laden antecedents while in power, one of which was the N50million bribe offered to each of the federal lawmakers during the 5th National Assembly for his failed 3rd term bid in office.”
Na’Allah in the statement declared that he rejected the bribe and challenged Obasanjo to come out with any proven records of corruption he has against him, failure of which he said, Obasanjo should consider his blanket allegation of corruption against National Assembly members as reckless, rhapsodic and un-commonsensical.
The statement reads: “My attention has been drawn to a purported statement attributed to former president olusegun obasanjo in which it was alleged that he made a sweeping statement to the effect that there are no men of integrity in the National Assembly.
“I am respectfully taking exception to the statement which I express the hope is not true. To start with it is not in my character to join issues with elder statement who have had the privilege of supretending over the affairs of our great country Nigeria.
“This exception has become necessary in view of the enormity of the alleged statement to my person and integrity. If former president obasanjo can come out with one proven record of corruption against me as a person I promised to vacate my seat as a senator of the federal republic of Nigeria.
“For the records I was the only member from Kebbi state who did not find it worthy at that time of collecting the sum of 50 million naira as an inducement to subvert the constitution and provide a constitutional framework for the third term Ambition of president Obasanjo. I find this statement if it is true to be reckless and terrifying.
“The implications of the statement is to say that the entire over 170 million Nigerians have not elected a single person with integrity among the 469 members of the national Assembly. This is definitely rhapsodic and does not conform to commonsense and reason