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Man arrested by EFCC in Gombe state for diverting mosquito nets meant for the public


Gombe state Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested one Sunday Onani Ogar for diverting 15 bundles of mosquito nets each containing 50 pieces.

Sunday Onani was arrested today, October 30, 2018 after the commission received intelligence report that some nets meant for distribution to 40 Primary Health Care Centers located at Dukku Local Government Area of Gombe State were diverted for sale.

The goods were handed over to the suspect by a staff of the National Malaria Control Unit, Gombe. While distributing them, he diverted some and went round to search for a buyer.

While on the process, the team of Operatives arrested the culprit and recovered some.

However, investigation revealed that the goods were meant to be distributed to the general public free of charge as part of the Federal Government initiative of rollback malaria programme in Nigeria.

Investigation is still ongoing in other to identify the beneficiaries of this unpatriotic acts and they will be charge to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.


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