Abuja - The Senate has sent out a directive for the arrest of former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, among claims that he failed to appear before its probe panel, Premium Times reports.
The order follows an investigation conducted by the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions into the allegedly corrupt dealings of Lamorde during his tenure as EFCC Chair.
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The probe came as a result of Lamorde being implicated by Public Alert Security Systems Executive Director, George Uboh, who had claimed that the former EFCC boss diverted N1 trillion recovered by the anti-graft agency.
Lamorde has since dismissed the allegation, questioning the Senate's motives in investigating him.
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