ABUJA LAWYER ARRESTED OVER 1.5MIL DOLLAR BRIBERY ALLEGATION GOV. EMMANUEL

Patrick Odey, Uyo Policemen have arrested an Abuja-based lawyer, Leo Ekpenyong, for $1.5m bribery allegations he made against the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, and some senior judicial officers. Ekpenyong was picked up in Abuja and flown to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, where he would be arraigned in an Uyo Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, the state Commissioner for Justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko,  said. He said, “The police trailed him to Abuja where he was arrested and brought to Akwa Ibom to face the charges against him.” It…

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