The loot was reportedly tied to fraudulent contracts across Niger Delta when Mr Ekere led the regional development body. He denied all allegations.
Mr Adebayo said that the Department of Weights and Measures remained covered by the law stipulating very stringent measures against offenders
The police alleged that the defendant conspired with another suspect Tiamiyu Salimot to commit a computer-related forgery and log into Adeola Olofin’s N-Power dashboard.
Mr Ekere is a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
He was suspended on May 18 by finance minister Zainab Ahmed, who cited the raging EFCC probe of the accountant-general over charges he stole and laundered more than N80 billion.
Mr Zuma is accused of corruption, money laundering and fraud over an arms deal before he became president.
Mr Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for N6.9 billion fraud and money laundering.
The nation’s treasurer was arrested on Monday.
Aspirants that fail to disclose records of criminal misconduct and conviction to the screening panel risk disqualification.
Mr Fani-Kayode is charged alongside former minister Nenadi Usman, former ALGON chairman Yusuf Danjuma, and others.