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Mr. Nta Expo, Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, may have been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari.

 An ICPC source told revealed yesterday, that a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, informed Mr. Expo that he should proceed on compulsory leave beginning from today, October 26.

The source stated that the Chairman had earlier received two letters from the office of the SGF, informing him to proceed on compulsory leave, which he allegedly ignored.

Mr. Nta was appointed by President Jonathan in acting capacity in 2011 and was confirmed a year after by the Senate. It was gathered that at a meeting with President Buhari earlier this year, Expo had argued that his tenure would end on November 17, 2017, to which the President allegedly retorted that by his records, the tenure of the ICPC head ends on November 17, 2016.

It was gathered that the Chairman plans to formally inform staff of the commission about his formal exit this morning. Although no reason was given for the abrupt sack of the ICPC boss, it was gathered that his handling of corruption cases against former governors may have nailed him.

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  1. The reason is put another Mallam . Nothing more than that. Watch and see. The president is carrying out an agenda. But he forgot to know that God is in charge of this country .

  2. Another aboki to take over by the caliphate,s fiat. Animal farm

  3. Buhari could not manipulate the ICPC under Ekpo so he has to go. another man from Daura will take over.

    1. I agreed with you. ICPC can't be used like EFCC for vendetta under NTA. So Buhari will bring one Mallam to do their dirty bidding. God will definitely fight for Nigerian.

  4. Na retired military officer dey take over from the South. Period


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