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Osinbajo’s Loot Recovery Panel Dissolved By Buhari

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President Buhari and His Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) established in August 2017 when vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo was the acting president had been dissolved by President Muhammadu Buhari. 

The panel was head by Mr Okoi Obono-Obla as chairman before being dissolved. 

It was set up to investigate peculiar-authorised cases of corruption, abuse of office, as well as offences by public officers.

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On August 14, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha sent a letter of dismissal to Obono-Obla and was ordered to get a response from the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission.

According to the Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice will take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP under immediate effect. 

Buhari said he wants to receive the final Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) report towards their ongoing investigations of the dissolved panel’s chairman, Obono-Obla.


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