EFCC has arrested a former Nigerian Senate President.

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Onyxnewsng reports is currently being grilled by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft agency.

According to a Daily Trust report, a senior official of the commission quoted to have said that the former Nigerian Senate President was invited as part of an investigation in a case of alleged corruption and diversion of public funds.

The report said the former Nigerian Senate President, who arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Jabi, Abuja at about 3pm, is currently being grilled by a team of operatives.

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Senator Anyim Pius Anyim.Though details of the specific allegations against the former SGF were sketchy as of this time, the report said, adding that a source familiar with the case informed that it is tied to the corruption and money laundering case involving a former Aviation Minister and serving senator, Senator Stella Oduah.

Part of the rehabilitation funds to the tune of N780 million were allegedly traced to a company in which Senator Anyim has an interest.

However, the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, when contacted, said he has not been briefed.

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