EFCC Charges Former Police Commissioner To Court
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned an ex-commissioner of police, Victor Onofiok, on a 21-count charge of money laundering and illegal diversion of police funds to the tune of N1.9billion.
EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement, said Onofiok, who served as the CP, C Department in charge of Works, Logistics and Supply of the Nigeria Police Force, Force Headquarters, was accused of abuse of office and award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of police facilities across the country to personal companies.
The count reads:
“That you, CP Victor Onofiok (rtd), while serving as CP Force Headquarters, between 2008 -2009 at Abuja, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court being a servant did unlawfully use your office and position to corruptly confer unfair advantage upon yourself and business registered names which you operate namely: Faksene International, Dutse Allah Construction Ventures, Nne-Edak Technical Ventures, Puristic Adherent Company and Quality Watch Construction Company”.