Delta - The Transformed Niger Delta Ex-militants Forum has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to ask the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to leave ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, alone, Vanguard reports.
The group said the anti-graft agency should follow the rule of law in dealing with the former militant leader while asserting that some persons, who were envious of Tompolo, wrote a petition against him to the EFCC.
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In a communiqué signed by its national president, Meshach Bebenimibo, the group appealed to the President as a matter of urgency to instruct the EFCC to follow due process within 1999 Constitution as amended.
At the meeting held in Warri were Prince Bebenimibo, Bayelsa , Edo, Cross River, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Ondo coordinators of the group, Peter Ayeebide, Austin Peremobowei, Korebor Minama, Anthony Youbai, Oluwah Michael and Oloye Tamarayende.
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