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EFCC arrests PDP spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, over alleged corruption

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have arrested the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party Olisa Metuh.



Four EFCC detectives carried the arrest of Mr. Metuh at his No 14, Drive 1, Prince and Princess Estate, near the Abuja Games Village. The anti-corruption agency is probing how Mr. Metuh got N1.4billion from the $2.1 billion arms funds diverted to several politicians by former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Mr. Metuh’s aide, Richard Ihediwa, in a statement said upon enquiry on the reasons for the invitation, the officials stated that he has some issues to clear with the commission.
“They also said he was not being arrested but friendly invited. The operatives, four in number, came in a White unmarked Toyota Hiace bus,” Mr. Ihediwa said.

He also said as at the time of issuing the statement, Mr. Metuh was still being kept at the commission’s headquarters and his lawyers were making frantic efforts to reach him.
“While details of why Chief Metuh was invited is yet to be made public by the commission.