Bello: EFCC Chairman: Not until the day I got this order, I didn’t go after this man

Bello: We would have exchanged fire but if we had done it there will be casualties–According to EFCC ChairmanOla Olukayode, the chairman of the EFCC, has reportedly explained to The Nation why his organisation refrained from engaging in a shootout when trying to apprehend former Kogi governor Yahaya Bello. In a Tuesday interview with reporters, Olukayode underlined that the goal of the choice was to prevent casualties. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

He revealed that the arrest operation was planned following the acquisition of a legal order. However, the situation escalated when, according to Olukayode, interference from another governor prevented the arrest by whisking Bello away.

The incident has raised questions about the challenges law enforcement faces during high-profile operations and the implications for the rule of law. Olukayode’s revelations underline the complex dynamics between political power and judicial enforcement in Nigeria.

He said in part: “Not until the day I got this order, i didn’t go after this man. When we eventually got this letter across to them we were supposed to move in, that was when the Governor came and whisked this man away.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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