A former special adviser on Niger Delta Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Kingsley Kuku, has been reportedly summoned for questioning by Nigeria’s anti-graft body, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Former special adviser on Niger Delta Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Kingsley Kuku,
While details of the allegations against the former special adviser, Premium Times quoted a source who believes Mr Kuku and two others are wanted by the EFCC for allegedly embezzling and fraudulent diversion of funds amnesty programme.
The newspaper could not reach Mr Kuku for comment but the spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed that Kuku has been invited by the agency. He his bill to appear before the agency on Tuesday, July 28.
Meanwhile, EFCC has also questioned a former special assistant to President Jonathan on Schools and Agricultural programme, Baraka Sani.
She was said to have been questioned by operatives for more than 10 hours on July 22, over allegation that she diverted funds meant for the schools agricultural programme of the administration but was released on administrative bail to enable her to return with documents she said would help her explain her involvement in the alleged mega scam.
It would be recalled that the Department of State Services (DSS) recently set Gordon Obua, the former chief security officer to Nigeria’s immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, free in the evening of Tuesday, July 21.