EFCC Arrests Former Speaker Of House Of Representatives, Patricia Etteh Over Alleged Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Patricia Etteh over allegations of fraud involving a Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contract.


Etteh was arrested on Tuesday by the anti-graft agency in Abuja for questioning.

Etteh was elected Speaker in 2007 but resigned only after a few months amid allegations of financial misappropriation.

She is the only woman in the country’s history to have been elected Speaker.

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