EFCC goes after top PDP officials over N10bn scandal

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has invited officials of Democratic (PDP) for questioning over alleged criminal conspiracy, abuse of office, diversion of funds and fraud.

This is coming barely a month after a chieftain in the PDP, Kazeem Afegbua, petitioned the anti-graft agency to scrutinise the Secondus-led financial misappropriation.

In the letter of invitation dated May 17, 2021, and addressed to the Prince Uche Secondus, the EFCC said the need to obtain certain clarification the has become imperative.

The agency, however, requested the ’s to release the Auditor, Organising Secretary and Director of Finance to report at the EFCC headquarters May 19th to 21st 2021.

The agency also requested the officers to honor the invitation with relevant documents relating to sole of forms into the party’s elective positions January 2017 to date.

Kazeem had in his petition alleged that much of the financial transactions of the PDP under Prince Uche Secondus has been shrouded in mystery, accusing the leadership of deliberate attempt to shortchange the party in the build to the general elections.

However, Secondus had since denied the allegation and filed a N1 billion suit against the petitioner, Kazeem Afegbua.

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