13th February, 2015
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Friday, commended Mr John Ibrahim’s family for handing their son, Joseph, over to the commission for investigation.
ICPC spokesman, Folu Olamiti in a statement in Abuja, said Joseph was declared wanted by the ICPC over fraudulent activities.
Olamiti said the declaration was published in an advertorial in the Daily Trust newspaper of Monday, Feb. 9.
“Two days after, his family and friends turned him in at the ICPC Headquarters in Abuja.
“Joseph is in ICPC custody and has been very cooperative and has made useful statements.
“The ICPC is using this medium to praise the family and friends of Joseph for their rare patriotic act”, he said.
Olamiti urged Nigerians to emulate the patriotic act adding that the renewed citizen participation in the fight against corruption was a step in the right direction.
He said the fight against corruption was a collective one.