The EFCC has quizzed two leading politicians in connection with the $115 million cash disbursed by Fidelity Bank on the instruction of the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ahamba, who is also President Muhammadu Buhari's former attorney, and Senator Chris Anyanwu, was reportedly detained and quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for many hours on Thursday to explain what they did with the N700 million they allegedly received out of the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison Madueke's $115 million cash disbursed by Fidelity Bank.
The two PDP leaders were reportedly invited to the Enugu Office of the EFCC on Wednesday and questioned by the operatives on the said fund but were granted administrative bail and asked to report back the following day for further investigation.
A top source in the commission disclosed that the two politicians who were working for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the time, received the N700 million from the Ikenebu Layout Branch of Fidelity Bank in Owerri.
Legal luminary, Mike Ahamba was President Muhammadu Buhari's lawyer in several election petition cases up till 2011. In 2015, he switched loyalty to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.