Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has announced former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) Okoi. Obono-Obla wanted.
Nigeria’s anti-fraud office, ICPC said Obono-Obla’s “repeated failure to appear before it to answer questions bordering on allegations of fraud and corruption”. Lead them to the action.
Obono is arraigned on certificate forgery and other corruption-related charges.
In the month of August, the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari suspended Obono-Obla.
The President said “suspension shall be in effect until the conclusion of ongoing Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission investigations into a number of cases relating to Mr. Obono-Obla.”
In a statement released on 22th October 2019, ICPC said “The Commission is in receipt of petitions accusing him of abuse of office, falsification of admission records, living above his income and collection of gratification from suspects under his investigation,”
“We had conducted series of investigations on the allegations with preliminary findings showing that some provisions of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 and extant laws of Nigeria had been allegedly violated by Mr. Obono-Obla.” ICPC added.