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EFCC Arrest NDDC Director Over N150, 000 Recharge Card Bribe

Posted: Feb 17, 2016 at 2:43 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

  Emmanuel Udom and Tony Ademiluyi, Lagos

The Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday arrested one Engr. Roberts A. Obuoha, a Director in the Project Management Department of Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) over alleged recharge card bribe.
Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity for the anti-graft agency in a statement said was picked up for attempting to bribe the EFCC Zonal Head (South-South), Ishaq Salihu.

According to Uwujaren, the suspect who is under investigation with the commission was invited to write a statement in a case of contract splitting and over inflation.
In his words:”Obuoha 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 card”.
The suspect claimed that he offered the said money to Salihu in order to build a good relationship with him even as the agency will charge the NDDC director to court as soon as investigation is concluded.