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EFCC files money laundering charges against PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh


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January.15.2016

Following criticism that the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, is being detained illegally, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged him to court.

He was charged with seven counts  of money laundering involving the sum of N400m, part of the $2.1bn arms fund which he allegedly collected from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki in 2014.

The EFCC filed the charge, with number FHC/ABJ/CR/05/2016, on January 14.

It said the the money was transacted through Metuh and a company, Destra Investments Limited, where he has interest. He allegedly collected it for PDP political activities.


 

Article Credit: Pulseng

Updated 2 Years ago
 

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