The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has declared a House of Representatives member, Shehu Muhammad, wanted.
Mr Muhammad, who represents Maiyama/Koko/Besse Federal Constituency of Kebbi State, was declared wanted “for his failure to appear before the commission, in an ongoing investigation against him.”
The spokesperson of the commission, Rashidat Okoduwa, who confirmed the development, said Muhammad failed to appear before ICPC for questioning regarding alleged fraudulent acquisition of properties, using his position to confer undue advantage on himself while serving as ADC to a former governor of Katsina State.
A statement posted on the commission’s website on Thursday, December 12, 2019, by the spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa, reads:
“Hon.SHEHU KOKO MOHAMMED is hereby declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for his failure to appear before the Commission, for an ongoing investigation against him.
“Hon. Mohammed, an indigene of Kebbi State, is currently serving as an Honourable Member representing the Maiyama/Koko/Besse Federal Constituency at the National Assembly. He was born on 16th June 1978 (41 years old) and is dark in complexion.
“His current address is Wamban Koko Campaign Office, Jega Road, Maiyama, Kebbi State.
“The commission in the statement also provided several mobile phone numbers for anyone to call to arrest Mr. koko.
“Anyone who has useful information on his whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station, or call ICPC Toll-Free lines:0803-123-0280, 0803-123-0281, 0803-123-0282, 0705-699-0190, 0705-699-0191 and 0800-CALL-ICPC (0800-2255-4272),” it stated.