The Federal Government has suspended the Chairman of the Special Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, from further carrying out any official operation until further notice from the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo.
Special Adviser to the Attorney-General of the Federation on Media and Publicity, Salihu Isah, said in a statement that government considered Obono-Obla’s actions of late as running contrary to the enabling act establishing panel.
The statement, which quoted a November 1, 2017 letter by the AGF addressed to Obono-Obla, also stated that the panel chairman had also been directed by the AGFand Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN), to seek and obtain the minister’s clearance before granting any further press interview or issuing any official statement.