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EFCC arrests ex-NDDC boss over N47 billion loot

Mr Ekere is a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

• May 18, 2022
Nsima Ekere
Nsima Ekere [Photo Credit: Channels Tv]

Nsima Ekere, former managing director of  the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly looting the government coffers to the tune of N47 billion.

Mr Ekere, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was part of party operatives who screened aspirants for national assembly tickets over the weekend.

Peoples Gazette  could not reach Wilson Uwajaren, EFCC spokesman, for comment  as his line was not connecting as of the time of filing this report.

Meanwhile, the anti-graft agency on Monday arrested Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation over N80 billion fraud.

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