Wednesday 17 February 2016

NDDC director arrested trying to bribe EFCC officials with N150,000 for recharge cards

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Roberts Obuoha, a Director in Project Management Department of the Niger Delta Development Commission, for alleged bribery.
In a a statement by the anti-graft agency , the suspect who was under investigation ,was invited to write a statement in a case of contract splitting and inflation.However,he was arrested while allegedly attempting to bribe the EFCC South-South Zonal Head, Mr. Ishaq Salihu, with N150, 000..
 “He was quizzed and offered administrative bail, but when he reported the next day to perfect his bail, he went to the zonal head’s office and offered him the sum of N150, 000 to buy recharge cards.“The suspect claimed that he offered the said money to Salihu in order to build a good relationship with him. The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.”