‘Why I was invited by EFCC’ – Doyin Okupe


    Former spokesperson to ex President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe who was recently invited for questioning by EFFC, took to his Facebook wall to explain his case with the antigraft agency. Below is what he wrote;

    The facts of my case with efcc. In my interactions with efcc I have been asked to explain 3 things only so far. 1. Why I received N50m from the Fmr NSA, at the onset of my appointment, and what I used it for. 2. Why I was being paid N10m monthly by the ONSA. 3. Why I received another N50m from the NSA in October 2014.
    These are the ONLY subject of interrogation with the commission so far. My explanations. 1. The initial N50m was approved by the President to be paid to me from His Security vote. N10m was to furnish my rented living apartment and another N10m for my office. The balance N30m was approved as take off grant. 2. The N10m I received from the ONSA monthly was to run my office, pay salaries of staffs, including overheads, pay expenses for our numerous press conferences, pay for publications in newspapers, magazines, local and foreign, television programs, bulletins, and media consultants who assist and facilitate our work. I had about 23 staff, 11 were graduates out of which 5 were masters degrees holders. Details were submitted to efcc. 3. The second N50m was approved again by Mr President when I reported to him that the monthly allowance has been cut from N10m to N5m and that I was no longer in position to keep running a 1hr NTA network program called INSIGHT which was aired 9-10am every Friday. We paid NTA about N1.2m monthly for airtime. The lead presenter on Insight earned N400,000 and the second presenter earned N200,000. Total N600,000. …Read More

    Source:: Linda Ikeji Blog