Ajo EFCC lana Tuesday ti mu ogbeni George Turnah lori iye owo to’to Billionu meji Naira.
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It said its operatives arrested Turnah, the former Special Adviser to the erstwhile Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr Dan Abia in Port Harcourt.
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According to the statement, Turnah was arrested in connection with possession of funds running into N2billion.
The statement said the EFCC suspected the fund to be part of the money siphoned from the NDDC while serving there as an adviser between 2012 and 2015.
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“Preliminary investigation by the EFCC threw up deposits made in his personal and company bank accounts in excess of N2 billion.
“A search conducted in his houses in Port Harcourt and Yenogoa also yielded useful documents,” the statement said.
The statement said the suspect had made useful statements to the EFCC and would be arraigned as soon as investigations were concluded.