President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to conclude its investigations and proceed to prosecute Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, the suspended chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property.
Just yesterday, the President had directed that Obono-Obla’s be suspended pending the investigation of alleged corrupt practices. The suspension follows the receipt and consideration of the interim investigative report of the ICPC on the issues raised.
Meanwhile, the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata, Esq. has been directed to immediately take over the affairs of the Special Investigative Panel (SPIP).