Former Senate President and Secretary to the Government, Anyim Pius Anyim was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Sunday October 24.
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As at the time of this publication, there is no official statement as to why the former SGF was grilled by the anti-graft agency, a scoop by the Nation reported that it is connected to the ongoing probe of a former Aviation Minister, Senator Stella Oduah.
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It was alleged that ₦780 million which was allocated to a rehabilitation project in the ministry under Oduah was allegedly traced to a company linked to Anyim, a one-time president of the Senate.
A source told the publication;
“The EFCC on Sunday (yesterday) commenced the interrogation of a former Senate President, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, in a case on public funds.
“Anyim arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Jabi, Abuja, at about 3pm. “The interrogation is tied to suspected money laundering involving former Aviation Minister and serving senator Senator Stella Oduah.”
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