The Medical Director, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Enugu, Dr Jojo Onwukwe has been arrested by operations from the Police Headquarters, Abuja over allegations of abuse of office, rascality and corruption.
He was arrested immediately after the inauguration of governing boards of Parastatals, agencies and institutions under the Ministry of Health at the International Conference Centre Abuja following a petition filed against him by aggrieved members of staff of the hospital.
The workers in the petition to the Minster of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, alleged that he diverted about ₦50 million meant for the hospital to private pockets.
A Police source however said that Dr. Onwukwe was granted bail shortly after his arrest.
Already Dr Onwukwe’s Personal Secretary, Mrs. Stella Achara is standing trial before an Enugu High Court over an alleged ₦14 million job scam.