Friday, 15 July 2016

DSS arrests Obanikoro’s wife

The Department of State Services has arrested Alhaja Moroophat Onikoro, the wife of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, in connection the N4.7bn allegedly diverted from the Office of the National Security Adviser. She was arrested in front of her husband’s house located on Layi Ajayi-Bembe Street, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday.

Sources said that Mrs. Obanikoro who has been in the United States since June 2015,  was allowed to go home on condition that she would return on Friday (today).

EFCC had, last month, raided the ex-minister’s house and made away with some documents said to have linked Obanikoro to the N4.7bn allegedly siphoned from the Office of the National Security Adviser.

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