Buhari Dissolves Obono-Obla’s SPIP, Orders Malami to take over investigations
President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman.
This was revealed in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.
Adesina said that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP.
Also, Buhari said that he was looking forward to receiving the final report of the investigation of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission on Obono-Obla.
Part of the statement said, “The panel was established in August 2017 by the then Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN to investigate specifically mandated cases of corruption, abuse of office and similar offences by public officers.
“President Buhari thanks all members of the dissolved panel for their services.
“The President looks 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.”