Nafdac Director General Questioned by EFCC over misappropriation of 6Billion revenue
News in confirm the interrogation of NAFDAC boss Dr Paul Orhii as he became the latest Government Agency head to be questioned over allegations of corruption in office.It would be recalled that Dr Orhii had taken over from the late Prof Dora Akunyili who had been exemplary as Arch Nemesis to Fake Drug kingpins in Nigeria.
The main plank of the NAFDAC Director General's allegations is contained in a petition against him by an aggrieved former Finance Director Mr Ademola Mogbojuri.The Director General Amongst several allegations,was accussed of misappropriating over 6 billion Naira revenue generated by NAFDAC.He was seen arriving at the EFCC Head Quarters in Abuja,and was there for several Hours before being allowed to go back home and provide documents to exonerate himself from the allegations.
However according to the NAFDAC staffs reached for a reaction,regarding the news there was nothing of the sort but just a routine visit by the DG.
"There is no huy and cry about this visit since it was normal for anyone who is accused to respond and clear his name accordingly. The DG was never arrested as being portrayed by these online portal.
"There's nothing unusual about this but to applaud the DG for his courage to want to engage the recalcitrant director who has decided to dance naked in the public and become a willing tool in the hands of the counterfeiters who want to infiltrate and derail an organised system," the statement signed by Abubakar Jimoh, the agency's _Director for Special Duties, said.
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