The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council, Mrs Yewande Sadiku, has been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged monumental fraud.
The technocrat, who arrived on the headquarters of the anti-graft company at about 11am, on Monday, August 9, 2021, is being grilled by a workforce of operatives of the Commission over vast ranging corruption points.
A supply accustomed to the investigation disclosed that the NIPC boss is being questioned for abuse of workplace, bordering largely on contract fraud operating into a number of tens of millions of Naira and quite a lot of frivolous allowances.
As of the time of filling this report, she has spent over 9 hours together with her interrogators.
“She is cooperating and has volunteered statement but there is still a lot of grounds to be covered,” the supply stated.
When contacted, EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed her presence within the Commission however declined additional remark.