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EFCC Arrest Allison Madueke

alison maduekeThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)   has arrested Allison Madueke, husband of the immediate past minister of petroleum resources, on Wednesday.

According to news sources,operatives of the anti-graft agency reportedly picked Madueke, a retired rear admiral, in Abuja. The  source  was quoted  as saying  that Allison  Madueke was quizzed for several hours for allegedly laundering over $600,000 through his personal accounts.

He was said to have been released on administrative bail, but would return on Thursday for more questioning. There are several corruption allegations against his wife, notably the “missing” $20 billion oil money and deals entered into by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), the exploration arm of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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