In a letter dated July 24, signed by Mohammed Abba, the director of EFCC operations, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invited Senate Vice-President Ike Ekweremadu to question the money laundering.
The anti-corruption agency said the name of Ekweremadu “was in a good position” in a case of conspiracy, abuse of power and money laundering being investigated, and was requested to report to the commission’s office on Tuesday for “clarification”.
Recall that security officials had earlier Tuesday besieged the residence of the Deputy Speaker of the Senate in the Apo legislative quarters.
Uche Anichukwu, his special advisor for the media, said that Ekweremadu’s residence is currently “besieged by Nigerian police and members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
“They took over the whole neighborhood before 6 am There is no entry or exit.”
EFCC letter to Ekweremadu 👇👇
In the letter, the EFCC said it was “investigating activities case of conspiracy, abuse of office and money laundering.” According to the letter, the EFCC said, “this commission is investigating the above mentioned case in which your name featured prominently and the need to obtain certain clarifications from you became imperative.” It went further to say that, “In view of the above, you are kindly requested to report and interview the undersigned at 5 Fomela street, Off Adetokumbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse II Abuja on Tuesday 24th July, 2018 at 10am prompt.