ICPC Arrest Acting DG Of NABDA, Mr Alex Akpa Over N400m Fraud

Date: 26-11-2020 11:19 am (1 month ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC has arrested Mr Alex Akpa, The acting Director-General (DG) of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) for allegedly defrauding the federal government of N400 million.

Mr Akpa who is a professor of microbiology was arrested by operatives of the commission to answer questions on how the said amount was misappropriated under his watch. He is currently being investigated for abuse of office.

It was alleged that the Acting DG of NABDA claimed the money he diverted was an intervention fund for the biotechnology agency and he allegedly shared the money with top management staff of the agency.

The commission said the offense committed by Akpan whose appointment came in June, is contrary to and punishable under sections 19 and 26 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.


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