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DSS confirms Okupe’s arrest, says he has been handed over to EFCC

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The Department of State Security Services, DSS has offered an explanation why it arrested Mr Doyin Okupe

The Service in a statement by its spokesperson Peter Afunanya, noted that the former Director General of the Obi-Datti presidential campaign council was arrested at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and has been handed over to the anti-graft agency.

Afunanya said, “Doyin Okupe was intercepted by the DSS at Terminal 1 of Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos this morning at the instance of the EFCC.

“He has long been handed over to the Commission which requested the action. Okupe was billed to fly to London via Virgin Atlantic.”


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