The Economics And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is currently in Asaba, the Delta State capital, to arrest former Niger Delta Militant leader, Government Ekpemukpolo a.k.a Tompolo, THE SUMMARY can authoritatively report. A source within the anti-graft agency told our correspondent that Tompolo is being shielded from arrest at the Delta State Government House in Asaba, by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa. It was gathered that the former Niger Delta Militant warlord was the sole financier of Governor Okowa's campaigns which ran into Billions of Naira.
It would be recalled that the EFCC had earlier this week, given Tompolo one week to report at its head office annex on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, or the commission will declare him wanted. The EFCC had in a letter said the commission is investigating Tompolo for unclear dealings involving the sale of parcels of land worth about 13 billion naira to the Federal Government under the last administration. Tompolo is expected to appear at the EFCC training room on Thursday, December 17.