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EFCC Uncovers Additional $72.8m Linked To Diezani

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Updated December 15, 2021
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(File) Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has uncovered an additional $72, 870,000 million linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Consequently, a former bank Managing Director, Nnamdi Okonkwo, has been arrested.

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Okonkwo, who is currently the Chairman of First Bank Holding, alongside others, had earlier been grilled over a sum of $153million and $115million by the Commission.

While all the $153 million was recovered by the EFCC, the cases involving $115million, as it relates with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, bribery matter, are in various courts.

Okonkwo and Charles Onyedibe are currently being detained by the EFCC over the whereabouts of the new $72.8m.