NAFDAC DG, Orhi interogated by EFCC’s over alleged awarding of contracts to his companies


According to reports Dr. Paul Orhi, the Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration And Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhi, has been ordered to appear in the office of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over illegal bordering on abuse of office.

Dr. Orhi is currently being interrogated by a team of detectives for illegal awarding huge contracts to companies in which he has some connections with.

An EFCC top source confirmed that the DG, who arrived the commission’s headquarters around 10am on Monday 3rd August, had been making useful statement to its agents.

The source said: “It is true that the NAFDAC head was summoned by us and he is currently being quizzed in relation to allegations that he has been awarding contracts running into millions of Naira to companies close to him.

Asked if the man would be released today on self recognition, the source said he had no idea but that doing so might depend on whether the operatives were satisfied with his answers to issues raised against him.

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