The former Director-General (DG) of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), Doyin Okupe, has been released and has left the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Lagos.
He was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday, January 12, 2023, in the morning, on his way to London.
Okupe stated that he has been released and according to him, EFCC officials later apologised for embarrassing him.
Speaking about the incident via his Twitter handle, Okupe noted that he was arrested en route to the United Kingdom for medicals, with his passport withheld.
He added that his arrest was an error and some senior officials in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had apologized for the arrest.
I was arrested & detained @ the MMIA, Lagos this morning, 12th Jan on my way to UK for medicals; years after my passport had been withheld by the FHC Abuja.
I just left the EFCC office where Snr Officers in Lagos & Abuja appologised to me for the error.
OCCUPATIONAL HAZZARD abi?
— Doyin (@doyinokupe) January 12, 2023