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EFCC Quizzes Fmr. Petroleum Minister’s Husband, Mr. Madueke



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed Mr. Amaechina Alison- Madueke, the husband of embattled former minister for Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke today.

A source with the anti-graft agency confirmed to Sahara Reporters.

The sources said Mr. Madueke was arrested by EFCC operatives in Abuja for illegally laundering more than $600,000 through his personal account, but was released on bail this morning.

Mr. Madueke was arrested this morning in Abuja and released on administrative bail.” the source said.

The EFCC also seized Mr. Madueke’s travel document and placed him under caution.

It will be recalled that his wife, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, the immediate past minister of petroleum resources, has also been invited by the EFCC to clear her name on corruption charges levelled against her in the past, however, little is known if the arrest of Mr. Madueke is connected to her case.