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EFCC Probes Former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah & Ex-CBN Governor Charles Soludo



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it was still investigating the former Minister of Aviation, Ms Stella Oduah and a former Governor of Central Bank, Mr. Charles Soludo.

Oduah, alleged to have illegally purchased two BMW bullet proof cars for her use by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, an agency she supervised as minister while Soludo, the case against him, the commission said had to do with bribery and corruption during his service at the apex bank.

The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said this during a press conference in Abuja on Monday said Oduah was granted provisional bail after allegedly making “useful statements”, the EFCC insisted that the case against her was not closed as the matter was still being investigated.

According to Uwujaren said investigation into the bulletproof car scandal had got to an advanced stage and could be concluded in a few months.

“Her matter is not closed. She has been invited, officials of major parastatals in that ministry have also been invited to make statement.

“The investigation has reached an advanced stage. In a few weeks or months you will get to hear details of our findings.”

Last year, President Goodluck Jonathan sacked the former Minister of Aviation, Oduah, from office over a controversy which followed the purchase of the bullet proof cars.

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