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VON DG In EFCC Net Over Alleged Misappropriation Of Funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly detained the Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu.

Many online reported that the anti-graft agency said that Okechukwu was detained on Saturday, January 29, over an alleged case of conspiracy, abuse of office, and misappropriation of public funds to the tune of N1.3 billion.

The source added that the DG arrived at the headquarters of the EFCC in Abuja at about 1.30 pm to honour its invitation.

As at the time of filing this report, Okechukwu was still in the custody of the EFCC, the source stated.

“He is still with operatives of the EFCC.”

EFCC’s spokesperson, Mr Wilson Uwujaren reportedly confirmed the invitation of the VON DG, but declined further comment.

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