Nsima Ekere : EFCC arrests former NDDC boss over N47 billion fraud

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Nsima Ekere

EFCC Nabs Former NDDC MD,

Nsima Ekere, the former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Ejes Gist Newspaper reports that  Ekere is being probed for diverting over N47 billion in public monies through fake contracts.

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The contracts were allegedly awarded between 2017 and 2019.

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Ekere’s arrest comes only days after the country’s accountant-general, Ahmed Idris, was arrested for N80 billion in fraud.Nsima Ekere

Idris remains in the anti-graft agency’s custody after being suspended from office by the country’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, earlier today.

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Wilson Uwujaren, a spokesman for the EFCC, confirmed that  Ekere is in their custody. He is currently being interrogated by anti-graft commission agents.

That is the latest Naija News today on EFCC Nabs Former NDDC MD, Nsima Ekere

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