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EFCC arrests Jonathan’s former Principal Secretary

17 May 2016, 12:48

Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested a former Principal Private Secretary, to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Hassan Tukur, Premium Times reports.

Tukur was arrested by operatives of the commission on Monday evening in his Abuja residence.

It was not clear why he was arrested, but the commission has been investigating how government monies were stolen and diverted for political purposes during the administration of Jonathan.

The anti-graft said it will soon invite former President Goodluck Jonathan over the controversial arms deal scam, News24 reports.

The acting chairman of the anti-graft agency Ibrahim Magu made the revelation at the office of the BBC Hausa service in London on Monday.

The EFCC is already prosecuting a former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki and many other top politicians.

The anti-graft agency also has in its custody a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who served as the director of publicity for the campaign organisation of Jonathan during the 2015 election.

Source: Premium Times

- News 24


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