Patricia Etteh Makes Bail; To Visit EFCC Periodically

Patricia Etteh, an ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives, has met the bail conditions issued her by the Investigators overseeing the case, and has been set free temporarily.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, through it spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, made this known on Saturday, in Abuja, hinting that the release of the former Speaker, Madam Etteh, who was earlier arrested for alleged fraud, was due to the point that she fulfilled all bail requirements.

Anti-graft Commission Quizzes Patricia Etteh over ₦130m

According to the Spokesman of the commission, just as contained in the statement issued to newsmen, Mrs. Etteh was released three days after her arrest on Friday.

The statement revealed that, “She is to report periodically to assist further investigations,” adding that the Commission detained the former Speaker on Tuesday “on suspicion of murky financial dealings with Phil Jin Projects Limited.

What caught the commission’s attention was that a concerned party alleged the former Speaker received N130 million in her personal account from a contractor who had gotten job with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, even though she was not a director in the company.

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