EFCC Declares Omisore Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared wanted a former Deputy Governor of Osun State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore for unable to locate him to explain what he knows about the N700m he allegedly received from the office of the National Security Adviser.

In its official site, Tuesday, EFCC said that Omisore allegedly received N700m from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.)

The statement read, “The EFCC, today, May 24,2016, declared a former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore wanted.

“The former senator is wanted in connection with a case of receiving and misappropriating the sum of over N700, 000,000.00 from the Office of the National Security Adviser, between June and November, 2014.

“Omisore has been elusive and refused to report to the Commission after invitation was extended to him on April 7, 2016 requesting him “to come and make clarification on the ongoing investigation.”

“Instead of responding to the Commission’s investigation, Omosore had approached the Federal Capital Territory High Court for the enforcement of his fundamental human rights. “Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf consequently ordered that Omisore should only be arrested through a due and legal process. The EFCC thereafter obtained a warrant to effect the arrest of the politician”, it added.

Author: News Editor

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