Okoi Obono-Obla Granted Bail After Weeks In ICPC Custody

In Breaking News, Politics, Reports

By Archibong Jeremiah

Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has been released on bail.

The news of his release was disclosed yesterday by his lawyer, Barrister First Baba Isa.

He said, “We thank everyone who constantly stood on the side of the rule law; consistently calling for his release.”

Five months after he was declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the suspended Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Chief Okoi Obono-Obla, was arrested by the anti-graft agency on Friday, March 20th, 2020 in Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari in August 2019, suspended Obono-Obla from office with an instruction that the suspension order took immediate effect.

In a letter dated, August 14, 2019, and signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Obono-Obla was accused of “falsification of records and financial impropriety.”

However, Mr. Obono-Obla has consistently refuted the allegations, accusing some highly-placed Nigerians of orchestrating his removal from office.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Crippled Cross River Judiciary: NJC Is Not The Problem, Governor Ayade Is – Mba Ukweni SAN

By Archibong Jeremiah The position of the Cross River State House of Assembly, on the crippled judicial system in

Read More...

#PhotoNews: Governor Ayade Host First Female UNICAL VC

By Archibong Jeremiah Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has hosted first female Vice Chancellor of the University

Read More...

#CRNorthDecides: AAC Cross River Kicks Over Replacement Of Candidate’s Name

By Archibong Jeremiah The Cross River State chapter of the African Action Congress, AAC has accused some Government officials

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now