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Iyiola Omisore EFCC declares ex-deputy governor wanted over alleged N700m fraud

EFCC is after Omisore for allegedly receiving and misappropriating over N700 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) in 2014.

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The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has obtained an arrest warrant  for the former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore.

The EFCC is after Omisore for allegedly receiving and misappropriating over N700 million from the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) in 2014.

The anti-graft agency disclosed this via its Facebook page on Tuesday, May 24.

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

"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,”  the statement said.

The EFCC explained that instead of responding to the Commission’s investigation, Omisore had approached the Federal Capital Territory High Court for the enforcement of his fundamental human rights.

READ: EFCC set to probe Rauf Aregbesola?

Consequently, Justice Husseini Baba Yusuf was said to have ordered the arrest of Omisore through a due and legal process.

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