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FG Files 7-Count Charge Against Metuh

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, said it has filed a seven count charge against the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh.

Metuh, who is accused of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering, was alleged to have transferred the sum of $1 million dollars through his agent, Nneka Nicole Ararume, to one Sie iyenome of Capital Field Investment, committing an offense contrary to Section One of the Money Laundering Act.

The EFCC is also accusing him of receiving the sum of N400 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, without a contract contrary to the Money Laundering Act.

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Five commercial banks, a representative in the Office of the National Security Adviser, three investment houses and eight individuals are listed as witnesses in the suit.

Although the EFCC did not indicate when the PDP spokesman will be arraigned, the antigraft agency however said it has a valid court order to detain him over alleged corruption related crime.

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