By Shola Shittu
Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sums of N664, 475, 246.6 and $137, 680.11 allegedly linked to the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Onubuogo, to the Federal Government.
Mr Onubuogo was alleged to have diverted the money from the Sure-P programme inaugurated by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The court also ordered Mr Onubuogo to forfeit a mansion located at Ikem Quarters, Issala-Azegba, Delta State and a hotel located at 19, Madue Nwafor Street, Off Achala Ibuzo Road, Delta State, which he allegedly acquired with funds diverted from the youth empowerment programme.
The order followed an ex-parte application filed by the EFCC through its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo.