Premiumtimes reports that the retired air commodore was arrested in Port- Harcourt in the Rivers State. He is alleged to have collected the money in two tranches, from one Saint-Anthony Ejiowu, a staff of Fidelity Bank in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The first tranche of the money – N350,000,000 (Three Hundred and Fifty Thousand Million Naira only) was paid to the politician on March 27th last year.
He reportedly received the second tranche of N100,000,000 (One Hundred Million Naira only) on March 31st last year.
A source in the antigraft agency said
“He is in the custody of the EFCC and would be charged to court soon,”