EFCC grills ex-Senate President Anyim for alleged N750million fraud


The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on Sunday, commenced interrogation of a feeble Senate President, Pius Anyim, in a case of corruption and diversion of public funds, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

Mr Anyim who changed into Senate President between 2000 and 2003, changed into appointed by then President Goodluck Jonathan as the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation in 2011, a assign the 60-Twelve months-outmoded held till 2015.

Our reporter changed into told by EFCC sources with recount info of the case against him that Mr Anyim arrived at the headquarters of the commission in Abuja at about 3p.m. on Sunday.

As of the time of submitting this document, Mr Anyim changed into stated to unruffled be going thru interrogation by operatives of the anti-graft company.

Though particulars of the explicit allegations against Mr Ayim were sketchy as of press time, sources stated they’re linked to the case nice looking the incumbent Anambra North senator, Stella Oduah.

Ms Oduah furthermore served as the Minister of Aviation under the Goodluck Jonathan administration from 2011 till 2014 when he changed into sacked in conserving with an contract scam nice looking the acquisition of BMW armoured vehicles.

She, in conserving with EFCC sources, is being investigated for rehabilitation fund to the tune of N780 million changed into allegedly diverted to a firm all over which the feeble Senate President had hobby.

When contacted, EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, stated he has no longer been briefed.

The EFCC is presently prosecuting Ms Oduah, alongside with Chinese language constructing huge, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Nigeria Ltd, and other defendants on separate money laundering costs nice looking N5billion.

She allegedly committed the offence within the twilight of his tenure as the aviation minister and continued quickly after her elimination as minister.

Piece of PREMIUM TIMES’ sequence of reports on the no longer too long ago leaked Pandora Papers uncovered her resources hidden in tax havens.

On his segment, Mr Anyim had been named when it comes to alleged monetary irregularities in regards to the Centenary City venture in Abuja.

The Condo of Represemtatives Committee on FCT had in a document indicted him.

The document indicting Mr Anyim changed into stated to were submitted to the Condo of Representatives by the committee led by a Condo member, Herman Hembe.

Denying any wrongdoing, Mr Anyim, thru his authorized legitimate, Mike Ozekhome, sued the Condo of Representatives in 2017.

On Would maybe per chance 4, 2017, a mediate of the FCT Excessive Court docket, U. A Musale, granted an injunction restraining the Condo from performing on the document.

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