A married female employee of the ministry, Simisola Fajemirokun Ajayi, through Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and her lawyer, informed  Tuggar of Lamuwa’s alleged sexual advances.

According to a letter to Yemi-Esan dated May 27, Tuggar felt it necessary to write her following the “gravity of the matter”.

Tuggar expressed concern over the serious nature of the allegation levelled against the permanent secretary by Mrs Simisola Ajayi.

The minister stressed the importance of addressing the matter urgently and thoroughly.

“Re: Official Complaint Regarding Sexual Harassment Of Mrs Simisola Fajemirokun Ajayi By Ambassador Ibrahim Adamu Lamuwa (Permanent Secretary Ministry Of Foreign Affairs),” the letter partly read.

“I am compelled to write to inform you of a formal complaint against the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Ibrahim Adamu Lamuwa, on allegations of sexual harassment.

“Bearing in mind the gravity of the matter, I feel it necessary to draw your attention to it and ask that you handle it accordingly,”

The minister included an attachment of the complaint received via email, assuring the HOCSF his full cooperation in the investigation.

See letter below