EFCC Arrests Former Akwa-Ibom Attorney-General

 EFCC Arrests Former Akwa-Ibom Attorney-General

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Uwemedimo Nwoko.

Mr Nwoko, an alleged accomplice in the 1.4 billion naira money laundering charge against a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro, had been at large for over two years.

The suspect was finally nabbed in Uyo on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, for his alleged role in the conversion of 1.410 billion naira, property of the Government of Akwa-Ibom State.

EFCC Spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the arrest, adding that Mr Nwoko would be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.


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