The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will tomorrow March 22, 2016 arraign Kingsley Kuku, former Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs to President Goodluck Jonathan, and his two former aides: Lawrence Pepple (Technical Assistant on Reintegration to the Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs) and Henry Nonso Ugbolue (Special Assistant, Media & Communication to the Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs), before a Federal Capital Territory High Court (Court 26), Wuse Zone 2, Abuja
They are to be docked on two separate charges bordering criminal conspiracy, false declaration of assets and fraudulent acquisition of property.
Kuku and Ugbolue are alleged to have conspired among themselves and awarded contracts running into millions to companies in which they had interests. Ugbolue is the sole signatory of Great & Gamaliel Alliance Limited, the company which provided integrated management of communications and stakeholders’ engagement chain for the office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta.
Pepple is director and sole signatory for KER Global Wave limited which was awarded a contract to provide Reintegration Support Services by the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta under the Presidential Amnesty Programme.