Friday, July 31

EFCC grills Enugu PDP chairman over alleged money laundering

Following the arrest of the former Chief of Staff to governor Sullivan Chime, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today took on the current Peoples Democratic Party chairman in the State, Ikeje Asogwa, over allegation of money laundering.

Asogwa, who served as the Managing Director of the Enugu State Housing Corporation, is currently being interrogated by agents of the anti-graft agency in Abuja.

The suspect arrived the headquarters of EFCC in Abuja about10.30am July 31. He was still being interrogated as of press time.

Impeccable sources at the anti-graft agency disclosed that Asogwa’s invitation followed the discovery that Enugu state funds was moved through him ostensibly for housing development but with no trace of the houses as the funds are believed to have been diverted.

His interrogation come a day after Ifeoma Nwobodo, Chime’s ex- Chief of Staff, was grilled for alleged money laundering and misappropriation of funds. She is still in the custody of the agency.

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