BREAKING: EFCC storms PDP chieftain, Doyin Okupe's home
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BREAKING: EFCC storms PDP chieftain, Doyin Okupe’s home

Dumebi Ifeanyi



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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission reportedly stormed the Lagos residence of PDP chieftain, Doyin Okupe earlier today to effect his arrest.

Two anti-graft officers from Commission were at the home of former presidential aide in Illupeju demanding that he follows them to their office for questioning.

Okupe revealed this via a tweet at about 4:30 p.m. that the EFCC agents stormed his house without bearing any invitation document or arrest warrant.

He revealed that the agents said he had done something that violated the Cybercrime Act, a repressive law enacted shortly before President Goodluck Jonathan left office in 2015.

“They knocked and I told them to come in, but when they identified themselves as being from the EFCC, I asked for letter of invitation or arrest warrant, but they could not provide either,” He said.

“I immediately said I cannot follow them that they should give me time and also go back and obtain a warrant or invitation letter. They said they are looking for me for cyberstalking, But they have now left my house and I did not follow them”.

It will be recalled that Mr. Okupe is a strong critic of the Federal government and fierce opposition figure.


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Updated on February 8, 2019 at 11:56 am