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The director of finance and account, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Eno Otu, has been reportedly arrested for questioning by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Otu is being questioned over the alleged diversion of N25 billion in tax remittances, according to a report by The Witness.

Information gathered by the newspaper showed that the NDDC account director arrived at the EFCC facility on Wednesday, and he is still being held for interrogation.

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Checks revealed that the arrest was part of a larger investigation of the forensic audit report of the NDDC.

Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC’s spokesperson, did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on the arrest.

In 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a forensic audit of the NDDC’s operations from 2001 to 2019.

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