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Soludo cleared of polymer bribery scandal

24 March 2015, 13:13

Abuja - The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, on Monday absolved the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Professor Charles Soludo of any wrong doing in the alleged Polymer bribery scandal, Premium Times reports.

The chairman, who spoke at a press conference yesterday in Abuja said after investigating Soludo, the commission did not find him incriminated in any way and had to clear him of any wrongdoing.

The open declaration was made at a press conference to formally launch a new handbook tagged "Alert on Scam" by the commission in Abuja.

Also read: EFCC arrests Soludo over contract scam

In January 2013, the EFCC summoned Soludo (as Governor of CBN and chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) at the time the alleged offence was committed) to clarify matters and state what he knew about the matter.

The former CBN Governor consistently denied any wrongdoing.

Read more at Premium Times

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