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An investigative officer with Nigeria’s Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Gloria Obioma Elih has been declared wanted by the commission for demanding and receiving bribes from suspects under investigation.

In a statement on its website, the commission said Elih has criminal charges filed against her before Justice Emmanuel Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court.

It said the suspect was charged for allegedly demanding and receiving bribes from officials of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources who were being investigated by the commission.

The commission said the last konwn address of Elih, who is 44 years old is El-Salem Estate in Lugbe, Abuja and that has evaded all efforts to serve her court papers.

The woman who worked in the investigative department of the commission, was found to have collected some huge sum of money in foreign currencies in order to release four officials of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources eho were indicted by the ministry for fraud running into billion of naira and following queries by the leadership of the ministry, the ICPC officials were invited and they were subsequently arrested.

According to the sttement who was sent to ALSC,- “The person whose picture appears above, Gloria Obioma Elih, is hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

“Criminal charges were filed by ICPC against Elih, a former staff of the commission, before an FCT High Court presided over by Justice Adeniyi for allegedly demanding and receiving gratification from officials of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources who were being investigated.

“She is declared wanted as all efforts to serve her and procure her attendance in court have proved abortive,” the statement said.

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