- President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the SPIP
- The SPIP is the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property
Information about the dissolution of the SPIP got to the public domain today, September 17.
The chairman of the SPIP was Mr Okoi Obono-Obla.
Presented below is the Statement released through a media aide of President Buhari, Femi Adesina;
PRESIDENT BUHARI DISSOLVES SPECIAL PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL FOR RECOVERY OF PUBLIC PROPERTY
President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP.
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The panel was established in August 2017 by the then Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN to investigate specifically mandated cases of corruption, abuse of office and similar offences by public officers.
President Buhari thanks all members of the dissolved panel for their services.
The President looks forward to receiving the final Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) report on the ongoing investigations of the dissolved panel’s Chairman.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity
September 17, 2019