Buhari Orders investigation and prosecution of Okoi Obono-Obla by ICPC

Gbeleyi Abayomi

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).

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