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Breaking: EFCC Grills Former Controller General Of Prisons Over Procurement Fraud, Diversion Of Public Funds



By Matthew Ogune, Abuja

A former Controller General of Prisons, Dr. Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu is currently being quizzed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in a case of procurement fraud and diversion of public funds.

The former Prisons CG who arrived the headquarters of the Commission at about 10am today April 28, sources said, responded invitation by the agency.

Though details of the case against Ekpendu were sketchy as of time of filing this report, sources close to the EFCC disclosed that four companies belonging him were allegedly fingered in suspicious payments over contracts executed for the Correctional Service.

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Spokesman of the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed that the former CG was invited.


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