The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offenses Commission, ICPC has said the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC Ishaq Moddibbo Kawu is expected to be arraign  over  alleged complicity in the misapplication of the 2.5 billion seed grant for Digital Switch-Over, DSO programme.

The commission’s Spokesperson Rasheedat Okoduwa in a statement said, Kawu alongside the Chairman of Pinnacle Communications Limited, Lucky Omoluwa and the Chief Operating Officer of the same company, Dipo Onifade, will be arraigned before Justice F. O. Giwa of an Abuja High Court.

Okoduwa said the trio are facing a twelve-count charge bordering on abuse of office, money laundering and misleading a public officer with the intent to defraud the federal government, in contravention of Section 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.

The Presidency had in 2016, released 10 billion naira to the Ministry of Information and Culture for the DSO programme and a White Paper was issued directing how the process should be executed.