EFCC confirms release of VON D-G.

Written by on February 6, 2022

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday confirmed the release of the Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, who was detained over alleged fraud.

Spokesperson for the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, told newsmen in Abuja that Okechukwu was released on Januray 31.

Okechukwu was detained over an alleged case of conspiracy, abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds.

He arrived at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja on January 29, around 1:30 pm, following an invitation by the Commission.

He was reportedly questioned by the antigraft agency and later released on bail.

Seun Fakorede

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