steve oronsaye

The more one wonders where the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have been all these while, the more facts emerge that the anti-graft body must be under some kind of pressure to impress.

Imagine that the former number one civil servant in Nigeria, Steve Oronsaye, is being investigated for corruption. 

Mr. Oronsaye was quizzed by the commission last week and is now being x-rayed over fresh allegations of theft and money laundering.

The former head of service of the federation is being interrogated over massive fraud in the running of the Presidential Standing Committee on Financial Action Task Force, which he chairs. He is being accused of using his position in the committee to launder public money and already, some members of the committee had provided clue to how Mr. Oronsaye operated and illegal account with the name of the committee in a first generation bank.

After Wednesday’s session with operatives of the EFCC, Mr. Oronsaye is expected back today, Friday with some requested documents.

Mr. Oronsaye had previously been indicted by in report released by the office of the auditor general of the federation in September, 2014 over a N123bn alleged fraud.



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