ICPC declares Kebbi lawmaker, Shehu Mohammed wanted


A lawmaker representing Maiyama/Koko/Besse federal constituency in Kebbi state, Shehu Mohammed, has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

A statement by the commission’s spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa, on Thursday, December 12, said Mohammed was wanted for failure to appear before the ICPC in an ongoing investigation against him.

The statement read: “Mohammed is hereby declared wanted by the ICPC for his failure to appear before the commission, for an ongoing investigation against him.

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“Mohammed, an indigene of Kebbi state, is currently serving as an honourable member representing the Maiyama/Koko/Besse Federal Constituency in the National Assembly.

“ He was born on June 16, 1978 (41 years old) and is dark in complexion. His current address is Wamban Koko Campaign Office, Jega Road, Maiyama, Kebbi State.

“Anyone who has useful information on his whereabouts should report to the ICPC headquarters Abuja or any of the ICPC state offices or the nearest police station, or call the ICPC toll-free lines: 0803-123-0280, 0803-123-0281, 0803-123-0282, 0705-699-0190, 0705-699-0191 and 0800-call ICPC (0800-2255-4272).”

Earlier, The Herald reported that the ICPC on Monday said it would fight corruption in an according with the full dictates of the law.

The chairman of the commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, stated this in Kaduna after a walk to mark the 2019 International Anti-corruption Day.

Represented by the ICPC Commissioner in Kaduna Office, Malam Shehu Yahaya, he said the commission would ensure that the anti-corruption crusade positively affect governance and well-being of Nigerians


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