EFCC grills ex-SGF Anyim over alleged diversion of public fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, commenced interrogation of a former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, in a case of alleged corruption and diversion of public funds.

According to reports, Anyim arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Jabi, Abuja, at about 3:00 p.m. and was grilled by a team of operatives.

Details of the specific allegations against the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation were sketchy as of press time.

However, a source familiar with the case it was tied to the corruption and money laundering case involving former Aviation Minister and serving senator, Stella Oduah.

Rehabilitation funds worth N780 million were allegedly traced to a company in which Anyim has an interest.

Meanwhile, spokesman of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren is yet to formally confirm the development.

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