- Anyim Pius Anyim, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Senate president was at the EFCC for questioning
- Anyim, was being quizzed for his alleged involvement in the ongoing probe of former aviation minister, Stella Oduah
- The former aviation minister is being investigated over fraud allegation involving rehabilitation fund to the tune of N780 million
Sources who spoke anonymously said Anyim on Sunday, October 24, arrived at the headquarters of the EFCC in Abuja at about 3 p.m.
A team of operatives are questioned the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) in connection with the corruption and money laundering case involving ex-aviation minister and serving senator, Stella Oduah, The Nation added.
Oduah is being investigated over fraud allegation involving rehabilitation funds to the tune of N780 million allegedly diverted to a company in which Anyim was said to have interest.
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Details of the specific allegations against Anyim who was Senate president between 2000 and 2003, are still sketchy as at the time of filling this report.
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Earlier, a retired executive director of an International Oil Company (IOC), operating in Nigeria is under probe by the EFCC, in connection with alleged abuse of office and bribery.
The slush funds were said to have been used to buy choice property including a property belonging to a subsidiary firm.
The affected sum, which was kept under wraps, was being trailed by EFCC crack detectives since April when it launched its investigation.
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He said what is being circulated on different social media platforms was not from him, noting that he only read letters circulating on the internet, just like everyone else.