EFCC Writes Secondus, Invites PDP National Officers For More Investigation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited three national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for investigation for alleged criminal conspiracy, abuse of office, diversion of funds, and fraud.

The letter dated May 17th 2021 and addressed to the Prince Uche Secondus, the party’s National chairman asked the National Auditor, National Organising Secretary and Director of Finance to report at the EFCC headquarters from May 19th to 21st 2021.

It will be recalled that Prince Kassim Afegbua, a chieftain of the PDP and former Commissioner for Information in Edo state had petition the EFCC, asking the anti-graft agency to look into the financial transactions of Secondus, in the spirit of transparency, accountability and book-keeping in line with the existing anti-corruption laws.

He noted that much of the financial transactions of the PDP under Prince Uche Secondus has been shrouded in mystery, accusing the leadership of deliberate attempt to shortchange the party in the build up to the 2023 general elections.

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