An official of the Akwa Ibom State Government has been suspended indefinitely.
This is contained in a release signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem on Friday, July 17.
“I am directed to announce the immediate suspension of Mr. Emmanuel Nicholas from his duties as a Special Assistant to the Governor. This is as a result of allegations of fraudulent activities leveled against him”, the release read.
“Mr. Nicholas will remain suspended until investigations are completed by security agencies and he is cleared of the allegations”, it added.
“The Akwa Ibom State Government, led by Mr. Udom Emmanuel, will continue to uphold transparency, Integrity and accountability as its core values”, it concluded.
The suspended Aide is said to have been arrested following a messy deal in which he duped an Abuja-based client of N100million.
He is said to have admitted to the allegation.