Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun investigation into alleged misappropriation of N108.1billion of Akwa Ibom funds by former Governor Godswill Akpabio, Premium Times reports.
The anti-graft agency said the former governor is being investigated following a petition forwarded to the commission by an Abuja-based lawyer and activist, Leo Ekpenyong.
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Ekpenyong had on June 8 petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the EFCC, calling for Akpabio’s probe and accusing him of looting Akwa Ibom state treasury.
Ekpenyong was summoned on Wednesday, June 17, to adopt his petition and provide more details to some of the allegations he made against Akpabio.
The former governor, now senator, was elected in 2007.
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