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« on: November 06, 2018, 12:36:01 AM »
FG committee lacks power to prosecute, seize assets – Appeal Court



The Court of Appeal in Abuja ruled on Monday that Chief Okoi Obono-Obla-led Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property lacked the power to prosecute crimes bordering on non-declaration of assets.

The court in its judgment delivered on Monday held that the panel, by the Act establishing it, could only investigate.

In its unanimous judgment, a five-man panel of the court led by Justice Hussein Muhktar, also held that the panel lacked the constitutional power to seize property of alleged offenders.

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