TWohumanrightsactivists have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly demanding a bribe from Wahum Nigeria Limited.
PUNCH Metro learnt that the President of the Path of Peace Initiatives, Dandy Eze, and one Solomon Johnson, sometime in 2018, approached Wahum Nigeria Limited to ask for N50m to help facilitate the withdrawal of a petition written against the company, which they claimed was being investigated by the EFCC.
It was gathered that when the letter allegedly written by the activists was investigated by the EFCC, it was discovered that the suspects had solicited a bribe from Wahum Nigeria Limited.
It was learnt that the sum of N1m had already been collected by the duo as part payment through a First Bank account number 3081329952 operated by Johnson.
They were arraigned before a Lagos State Special Offences Court on four counts bordering on conspiracy to commit felony and acceptance of bribe to the tune of N50m.
The charges read in part, “That you, Dandy Eze, being the President of the Path of Peace Initiatives, and Solomon Johnson, on or about November 23, 2018, in Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this honourable