Ex-commissioner drags Chime to ICPC


Ex-Governor Sullivan Chime
Ex-Governor Sullivan Chime

Former Commissioner for Transport in Enugu State, Mr. Luke Mmamel has dragged his former boss, ex-Enugu State governor, Mr. Sullivan Chime to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission,ICPC, for, allegedly “distributing/monetizing government quarters to his siblings, nephews and for graft”.

The former Commissioner who claims his property was given out to a former GOC 82 Army Division Enugu by the former governor is also accusing the army chief of abuse of office for receiving a gift of his official quarters “knowing fully well that the allocation is with me.”

He has further written the Chairman Nigerian Army Council through the Ministry of Defence, “to advise Maj. Gen. Shehu Yusuf to hand over my accommodation to me in the interest of justice, fairness and proper conduct.”

In his petition to the ICPC dated June 1, 2015, Engr. Mmamel alleged that Chime “abused his office by offering a gratification of monetization/sale of No 3 Mount Street GRA Enugu to the GOC contrary to the provisions of the Act.

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