N10 billion fraud allegation: IGP orders probe of Udom’s appointee

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Nigeria Police Force

The inspector general of Police has been petitioned over a N10 billion fraud allegation against a member of the Akwa-Ibom state Board of Internal Revenue Service.

The petition appealed to the IGP to as a matter of urgency wade into the matter to recover the properties confiscated by Ekere Afia.  Responding to the petition, the IGP directed the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) to immediately commence an investigation into the matter.

The inspector general of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered an investigation into the N10 billion fraud allegation against a member of the Akwa-Ibom state Board of Internal Revenue Service, Ekere Afia.

Afia has been indicted for allegedly forging documents that terminate Federal Project cited in 10.60 hectares of land allocated by the state government for the establishment of Agro-based export development project at Ibiaku Issie community in Uruan local government area of Akwa Ibom state.