The Federal Government on Sunday suddenly suspended the Chairman, Special Investigation Panel on recovery of Public Property, Mr Okoi Obono-Obla.
The suspension was announced by Mr Salihu Isah, a Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami.

Further, Obono-Obla was directed to stop carrying out operations as head of the panel, according to Isah in reference to directive in a letter addressed to the panel’s chairman signed by Malami.

Isah explained that the decision to relieve Obono-Obla of the position was based on the grounds that his recent actions were contrary to the enabling act that established the panel.

He said that the letter equally stated that the activities of the panel had contravened the established administrative procedures and protocols in the nation’s civil service structure.

Obono-Obla was instructed to, henceforth, seek clearance from the minister before granting any interview or issuing press statements on official matters.

He was also directed to provide a detailed report on the activities of the panel to Malami for onward transmission to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Suspends Obla As Chairman, Special Investigation Panel On Recovery Of Public Property

The Federal Government on Sunday suddenly suspended the Chairman, Special Investigation Panel on recovery of Public Property, Mr Okoi Obono-Obla.
The suspension was announced by Mr Salihu Isah, a Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami.

Further, Obono-Obla was directed to stop carrying out operations as head of the panel, according to Isah in reference to directive in a letter addressed to the panel’s chairman signed by Malami.

Isah explained that the decision to relieve Obono-Obla of the position was based on the grounds that his recent actions were contrary to the enabling act that established the panel.

He said that the letter equally stated that the activities of the panel had contravened the established administrative procedures and protocols in the nation’s civil service structure.

Obono-Obla was instructed to, henceforth, seek clearance from the minister before granting any interview or issuing press statements on official matters.

He was also directed to provide a detailed report on the activities of the panel to Malami for onward transmission to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.