A former Minister of Power, Sale Mamman has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Competent sources disclosed that the former minister is being detained at the headquarters of the Commission following his arrest in the early hours of Wednesday.
The arrest is said to be in connection with the Commission’s ongoing investigation into alleged corruption in the execution of some power projects.
Specifically, Mamman is alleged to have conspired with staff of the Ministry in charge of the accounts of the Zungeru and Mambilla Hydro Electric Power projects and diverted N22billion, which they shared amongst themselves.
The investigations have also uncovered properties in Nigeria and overseas linked to the suspects, while millions of naira and United States Dollars have been recovered.