Doyin Okupe: Reno Omokri lists questions Peter Obi must answer


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In the wake of the conviction of Dr. Doyin Okupe for money laundering, a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has asked the presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi to answer some important questions.

Okupe was convicted for breaching the Money Laundering Act.

It was alleged that Okupe received funds from the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) which he could not account for.

The trial judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, convicted and sentenced the convict to two years imprisonment on counts 34 to 59 on Monday.

The charges are centred on accusations of receiving various sums ranging from N10million in different occasions from 2012 to 2015 from ONSA when he was senior special assistant on public affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The court however gave the defendant an option of N500,000 fine on each of the counts.

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Reacting on Tuesday, Omokri said Obi has questions to answer bordering on his continued association with an ex-convict.

In the post titled, ‘Questions for Peter Obi’, Omokri asked, “Will you continue to allow a convicted criminal, and dishonest individual, to head your campaign as Director General?

“Are you running a political campaign, or a mafia crime family? Do you fight external thieves and embrace internal ones?

“Is this what we should expect from a Peter Obi government? Criminals in the ruling party will be shielded, while those outside will be prosecuted? How are you different from Buhari?”

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