ICPC arrests `fugitive’ ex-presidential panel chairman, Obono-Obla

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has arrested the suspended Chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Ekoi Obono-Obla.

Spokesperson of the fee, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, who disclosed this in a press release on Friday evening, mentioned the arrest adopted his “months of running from the law.”

” Obono-Obla’s arrest by operatives of the fee on Friday in Abuja, comes after he was declared wished in October final 12 months by ICPC for repeatedly failing to honour invites despatched to him.

“The fee, whereas investigating allegations of abuse of workplace, certificates forgery and fraud amongst others, had wished Obono-Obla to look earlier than it to clear his title.

“ICPC had saved surveillance on his actions and actions for a while till he was lastly arrested alongside Aso Drive reverse the Millennium Park Abuja on Friday afternoon,’’ Okoduwa mentioned.

She added that the suspect was taken to the ICPC’s headquarters and “run by way of custody protocols together with medical profiling,’’ including that additional investigation was ongoing.

Obono-Obla had earlier denied the allegations and dismissed the motion of the ICPC in declaring him wished as an try and ridicule and embarrass him.

He additionally denied being invited by the ICPC for questioning earlier than he was declared wished.


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