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EFCC Instructed Us To Intercept Okupe – DSS

Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting

NIGERIA’S Directorate of State Security (DSS) says former Director General of Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Organization, Dr Doyin Okupe, was intercepted at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Stonix News reports that Dr Okupe was arrested Thursday morning at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos enroute London.

In a terse statement issued on Thursday by Dr Peter Afunanya, the DSS megaphone, the former Labour Party (LP) chieftain was picked up at the instance of the EFCC and cooling off in its custody.

“Doyin Okupe was intercepted by the DSS at Terminal 1 of Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos this morning at the instance of the EFCC.

“He has long been handed over to the Commisson which requested for the action. Okupe was billed to fly to London via Virgin Atlantic

“Dr Peter Afunanya PRO DSS 12/1/2023.” 

Recall that one of the counsels to Okupe, Tolu Babaleye, had raised the alarm on Thursday on his Facebook page handle on Thursday on the arrest of his client, calling for his immediate release given his health ground.

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