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Buhari Sacks Okoi Obono-Obla, Dissolves Special Presidential Panel

Chief Okoi Obono-Obla

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent Okoi Obono-Obla packing as he dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) which he chaired.

A statement by the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina said today, September 17 that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP.

The statement said that President Buhari thanked all members of the dissolved panel for their services even as he looked forward to receiving the final Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) report on the ongoing investigations of the dissolved panel’s Chairman.

The panel was established in August 2017 by the then Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo to investigate specifically mandated cases of corruption, abuse of office and similar offences by public officers.

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