Breaking: EFCC arrests Ex-Speaker House Of Rep, Patricia Etteh Over Alleged Fraud
Patricia Etteh became the only woman to be elected as the speaker of the House Of Representatives (Rep), in 2007 but resigned after only a few months due to allegations of financial misappropriation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has apprehended the Former Speaker of the Nigerian House Of Representatives, Patricia Etteh
The ex-speaker is being questioned by the anti-graft agency’s special duties department for her alleged involvement in a N240 million solar power electrification scam in Akwa Ibom State.
According to reports, the former speaker received N130 million through her personal account.
The Niger Delta Development Commission awarded the contract (NDDC).
Etteh, the only woman elected to the position, was elected in 2007 but resigned after only a few months due to allegations of financial misappropriation.
The EFCC arrested the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, on Monday in connection with a N80 billion fraud.