Mike Okiro has been directed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) to refund the balance of the fund given to him for the training in the Nigerian Police Force.
Mike Okiro, the Chairman of the Police Service Commission has been directed to return N133,000,000 to the government coffers. This directive came from the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC).
The N133,000,000 was the balance of the N350,000,000 received by Mike Okiro from the federal government for staff training. The training was aimed at preparing the Nigerian Police Force for the last general elections.The ICPC made this directive in a public statement.
Consequently, this Commission hereby directs as follows that the total balance of N133,413,845.99 from the N350,000,000 2015 election monitoring exercise domiciled within FCMB be remitted to the federal treasury through the ICPC Recovery Account No. 1012929790 at Zenith Bank Plc.
The ICPC also claimed that there were allegations that Mike Okiro had diverted the balance to his personal account. The ICPC had been petitioned from Aaron Kaase, one of the workers in the Police Service Commission.
President Mohammadu Buhari has charged all anti-corruption commissions to work hard in order to recover diverted and looted funds of the government. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other related Offences Commission ICPC has aligned itself with Buhari’s instruction. The commission is going all out to recover looted and diverted government funds. Mike Okri, the Chairman of the Police Service Commission has been told to comply with immediate effect.