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EFCC Detains VON Director-General, Osita Okechukwu, Spends 1st Night in Custody

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who is also the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Chief Osita Okechukwu, has been reportedly detained over a case of conspiracy, abuse of office, and misappropriation of public funds to the tune of ₦1.3 billion.

The VON DG was said to have arrived the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Abuja at about 1.30 pm on Saturday to honour an invitation.

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He was still with operatives of the agency as of the time of filing this report.

The EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the invitation of the VON chief executive but declined to provide further details.

It was gathered that Chief Okechukwu was still being grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since his arrival at the EFCC headquarters on Saturday afternoon.

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

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