All Nigeria Latest News reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the detention of Olu Agunloye, a former Minister of State for Power.

According to a credible source within the anti-graft bureau, Olu Agunloye has been in custody since December 13, 2023.

The source said: “He has been with the EFCC since December 13th. But it was not made public.”

Few days ago, the EFCC declared Agulonye wanted in connection with a $6 billion purported scam involving the contentious Mambilla hydropower project.

The agency said: “The public is hereby notified that Olu Agunloye, whose photograph appears above, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an alleged case of corruption and forgery.

“With useful information as to his whereabouts” to contact the agency. The EFCC had in September questioned the former minister over the same issue.

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