Special Presidential Investigation Panel, SPIP, for Recovery of Public Property has moved to the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation, DPPF, the arraignment of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) over charge of inability to proclaim his assets.
In a letter going with the case record, dated June 7, 2019 by Dr. Celcius Ukpong, SPIP stated:
“I am directed to forward to you above named case file for further action. The above suspect is under investigation before us for possession of suspicious assets far and beyond his legitimate earnings”.
“He has refused to declare his assets before the panel after lawful demand by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel. This refusal is contrary to and punishable under section 3(i)(a) of the Recovery of Public Property (Special Provisions) Act 2004.
“It shall be appreciated if a charge is brought against him for this offence pending the conclusion of the investigation. We, hereby, attach a draft charge against him, for your perusal and further action.”