Date: January 17, 2019, 02:56:00 PM
Why Presidency ordered probe of Daura, Oke, Ekpenyong: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
Meanwhile, Acting Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mathew Seiyefa, has promised to look into the complaints of human rights abuse filed against the service.In the last three years, the secret police had been accused of disregard for the rule of law and arbitrary arrests.Speaking in Abuja, yesterday, Seiyefa said under him, the service would take a different approach.
Lawal Daura, who had last November blocked EFCC operatives from gaining access into the Abuja homes of Ekpenyong and Oke for search.Daura had argued at that time that security expenditure could not be subject of any investigation by the EFCC and that doing so would expose the security agencies to ridicule.Emboldened by that argument, Daura prevented EFCC operatives who had taken vantage positions in the premises of the two men in Asokoro from entering their homes and searching them. EFCC had broken into an apartment at Ikoyi, linked to Oke’s wife .The Acting President, had ordered investigation into the huge cash spent after the 2015 elections.