Alleged N3b fraud: Head of Service Oyo-Ita’s passports seized


The international and diplomatic passports of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who is under investigation for alleged N3billion fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been seized.

According to The Nation, the seizure is to confine Mrs. Oyo-Ita to the country pending the conclusion of investigation.

“In line with normal investigative procedure, we need to restrict her movement to the country to enable her attend more interrogation sessions which have been lined up for her.

“We are monitoring her progress in the hospital until she is stable enough to come for another round of grilling,” the paper quoted an EFCC source as saying.

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