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EFCC rearrests perm sec in court for alleged N664m fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arrested the serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Onubuogo, over an alleged SURE-P fraud.

Onubuogo was picked up on the premises of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, where he was already facing trial over alleged diversion of funds from the SURE-P programme inaugurated by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Apart from prosecuting him before Justice Babs Kuewumi, the EFCC had also obtained an interim order to seize two properties belonging to Onubuogo as well as the sums of N664,475,246.6 and $137,680.11 found in his bank accounts.

The permanent secretary had on Wednesday appeared in court for the continuation of his trial before Justice Kuewumi.

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