Former Labour Party DG Okupe Arrested at Lagos Airport 

Former Labour Party DG Okupe Arrested at Lagos Airport  (News Central TV)

Operatives of Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested the immediate past Director-General of the Labour Party (LP) Presidential Campaign Council, Doyin Okupe.

It was gathered that Okupe was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Ikeja, Lagos State, while on his way to London, the United Kingdom.

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Sources said the DSS asked him to provide court processes where he paid the fine option following his money laundering conviction by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

When contacted on the report of Okupe’s arrest, Dr. Peter Afunanya, DSS Public Relations Officer confirmed to Channels TV that the former Director-General of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council was intercepted by the DSS at Terminal 1 of Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

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“Doyin Okupe was intercepted by the DSS at Terminal 1 of Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos this morning at the instance of the EFCC.

“He has long been handed over to the Commission which requested for the action. “Okupe was billed to fly to London via Virgin Atlantic” He said.


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