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Sure-P fraud: Court orders perm sec to forfeit N664m, hotel, house

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Onubuogo, to temporarily forfeit to the Federal Government the sums of N664,475,246.6 and $137,680.11, which he allegedly diverted from the Sure-P programme inaugurated by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Onubuogo was also ordered to temporarily forfeit two properties, which he allegedly acquired with funds diverted from the youth empowerment scheme.

One of the properties is his house known as Clement Illoh’s Mansion, located at Ikom Quarters, Issele-Azagba in Delta State; while the other, a hotel, is said to be located at No. 19, Madue Nwofor Street, off Achala Ibuzo Road, Asaba, Delta State.

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