A member of the House of Representatives, Sunday Karim who represents Yagba East and West Federal Constituency of Kogi state at the National Assembly was yesterday prevented from flying out of the country. Karim was billed to leave for the US via an Air France flight at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja when he was stopped by the officials of the Department of State Security DSS and his passport seized.
Karim who is a PDP lawmaker said he was not informed that he was being trailed by the DSS. He said when he inquired why he was stopped from flying, he was told that the EFCC asked the DSS to stop him. The lawmaker said the EFCC had never written to him informing him that they were investigating him