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Diezani: EFCC Says It Has Uncovered Additional $72.8m in Fidelity Bank


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested a former Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo, allegedly over an additional $72,870,000 million found in the coffers of the bank.

THISDAY gathered that Okonkwo, who is Group Managing Director of FBN Holdings Plc and others, were earlier grilled over a sum of $153 million and $115 million by the commission.

While all the $153 million were recovered by the EFCC, the cases involving $115 million, as it relates to the Independent National Electoral Commission bribery matter are in various courts.

Okonkwo and Charles Onyedibe are currently being detained by the EFCC over the whereabouts of the new $72.8m.

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