POOR OR RICH: EXCLUSIVE DETAILS OF OBONO-OBLA ASSET FROM CODE OF CONDUCT BUREAU

Secret Reporters

Following the recent allegations of corruption and fraud levied on Okoi Obono-Obla ,the suspended Chairman of Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission( ICPC ) with the Attorney General of the Federation Malami Abubakar also accusing him for alleged violation and abuse of his office, SecretReporters has in its possession a rundown of all the assets acquired by the embattled ex-chairman from his Code of Conduct Bureau form.

According to the document, prior to his appointment as the Special Assistant to the President on Prosecution, Obono Obla who was a private Legal Practitioner and an indigene of Etampan Kom, Ijiman town in Ugep Cross River state-owned a bedroom flat located in the same town worth N5M, Four (4) uncompleted 5-bedroom Bungalows located at University of Calabar satellite town worth N5M, and another 5 bedrooms duplex in his country home valued at N50M all sourced from his legal practice with a farmland worth approximately N10M which he stated was a gift from his community back in 2003.

He also stated that a parcel of land measuring 100 by 100metres, located at Biko-Biko, Ugep, Cross River State with a monetary value of N2,000,000 (Two Million Naira) was also gifted to him from his Mother-in-Law three years earlier.

A three (3) bedroom bungalow valued at N10,000,000 (Ten Million Naira) located at Orozo, Nasarawa State which was acquired in March 2012 with proceeds from his Legal practice, was also listed in the CCB form.

Under the vehicles and means of transport section, Obla stated that he acquired a Toyota Corolla Vehicle worth N1.5M then an Almada Jeep worth N4M all gotten in 2014 with proceeds from same Legal practice.

In September 2016, the same month in which he assumed duties as the Chairman of SPIP, an anonymous friend also gifted him a Lexus Jeep valued at N3,000,000 (Three million Naira), which he filed before the CCB.

Sets of furniture in his houses at Abuja and Cross River worth N15,000,000 (Fifteen Million Naira), acquired from the year 2003 to 2014 were also listed, as well as Electronics worth N2,000,000 (Two Million Naira) all acquired between 2003 to 2015 with money gotten from his Legal practice.

No investment outside Nigeria was listed. However, 10,000 units of shares valued at N0.89 as at March 25, 2008 and 8,000 units valued at N1.08 as at March 8, 2006 were listed for Fidelity Bank Plc and Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals respectively with information for Nigerian breweries conspicuously left Blank.

As at September 21st, 2016, the embattled Chairman had a sum of N6,000 (Six Thousand Naira) in his Access bank Account with number **28033, a paltry N3,000 (Three Thousand Naira) in his Eco Bank Account with number ***96615 and Zenith Bank Account bearing number ***71007 containing the sum of N103,000 (One Hundred and Three Thousand Naira). Another $7,500, approximately N2,700,000 (Two Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Naira) was also listed as money contained in his Domiciliary Eco bank Account with number ****07428 all which he stated on oath that he got with proceeds from his Legal Practice.

Since he left office, his whereabouts has been unknown.

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