EFCC Investigates Theodore Orji Over Numerous Banks Accounts

There are reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating former governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, over billions of Naira allegedly traced to his son.

The former governor has also been accused of diverting, while in office, N383 billion revenue from the Federation Account, N55 billion Excess Crude revenue, N2.3 billion Sure-P revenue, N1.8 billion ecological funds, N10.5 billion loan, N12 billion Paris Club refund, N2 billion agricultural loan and N55 billion ASOPADEC money.

According to a petition to the anti-graft agency, the funds were received without commensurate projects on ground.

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Vanguard reports that he ex-governors first son, Chinendum Orji Eyinanya, who is presently the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, is said to be a frequent guest at the EFCC Headquarters to throw light on his involvement in the alleged fraud as he is alleged to have about 100 accounts in different banks, with over 80% of the accounts still very active.

 

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