December 4, 2022



FCCPC director who engaged in fisticuff with feminine employees dies

The Federal Competitors and Client Safety Fee (FCCPC) has confirmed Assistant Director and Head, FCCPC North-West Zonal Workplace, Katsina, Mr Julius Haruna, lifeless.

The Director Authorized Providers/Secretary to the Board within the Fee, Tam Tamunokonbia, in an announcement in Abuja mentioned though, investigations had been at early and inconclusive phases, data recognized means that he was concerned in a dispute which escalated to, and included bodily contact with Ms. Muibat Taiwo Abdusalam, one other worker of the Fee. 

He mentioned the Katsina State Police Command is at the moment persevering with investigations.

The deceased is at the moment deposited within the morgue of Katsina Normal Hospital and awaiting an post-mortem. Ms. Abdusalam is at the moment detained by the state Police Command.

“On Thursday 18, 2022; the Fee visited the deceased’s household in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, and is continuous to supply help to the household. As well as, the Fee has been in communication with the household of the detained Ms. Abdusalam with respect to answering their questions and offering any reliable and relevant help within the circumstances. The Fee can also be helping and supporting the Police investigation of the unhappy prevalence.

“There are present, and certainly a document of previous gross allegations of battle and abuse/aggression by the deceased and Ms. Abdulsalam; which present claims embrace an assertion of inadequate remedial motion by the administration of the Fee.

“In response to this unhappy incident, and occasions main thereto, the Governing Board of the Fee held an emergency Board assembly yesterday, August 22, 2022. The Board assembly determined by resolutions:

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To right away and forthwith institute an unbiased inner investigation, to conclude inside 21 working days or any extensions granted by the Board;

“Appointed Dr. Ben Nwoye (Authorized practitioner and non-executive Commissioner/Board member) as Chair of the Impartial Inside Investigation Panel (Panel); and Air Vice Marshal Wakili Abdullahi Ahmed (Rtd), (additionally a non-executive Commissioner/ Board member) as Co-Chair of the Panel.