EFCC takes over NSIPA Abuja office, detains CEO and staff

EFCC takes over NSIPA Abuja office, detains CEO and staff


Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday stormed the Maitama office of the National Social Investment Program Agency (NSIPA) shortly after reports of the suspension of the Chief Executive Officer and the National Coordinator. NSIPA, Halima Shehu, financial fraud allegations.

The Guardian witnessed EFCC officials in red clothes with black suits, red ties and EFCC insignia posted outside and inside the office.

Access to the office in Taraba Close, off Limpopo Road, Maitama, was also restricted and no one was allowed to enter or exit the building.

EFCC officials then took over the premises, while Mr. Shehu, along with other key personnel including his media aides, left his office amidst a gentle gradual closure between the suspects and officials at the Department of State Services (DSS). was not allowed.

Reporters who were present at the venue said they observed EFCC officials quickly following the chef's convoy and leaving after being locked in their offices for hours.

Agency officials explained that the NSIPA National Coordinator will issue a statement as soon as the situation becomes clear, and that they cannot comment on developments at this time.

Meanwhile, the suspension allegations led to the cancellation of an event the agency was scheduled to hold in Cal on Tuesday morning. The event also planned to distribute cash grants and starter packs to vulnerable people and reach out to some victims of the black market for organ trafficking. Abuja.

Shehu reportedly had not yet received the letter at the time and rushed to the presidential villa to confirm the authenticity of the news, leaving reporters waiting at the venue.

News of Shehu's suspension was reported in the media on Tuesday morning, with President Bola Tinubu suspending her and suspending former N-Power boss, Dr. Akindele Egbwale of the Re-Hope Job Creation Program (RHJCP). He claimed that he had appointed him as acting national coordinator of NSIPA. Result of investigation.

Source: guardian.ng

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