The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has given a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, the option of returning the N520m he allegedly collected from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), or be prosecuted for money laundering.
It was learnt that Anyim, who is also a former Senate President, was still in the EFCC custody on Saturday and might remain there until investigations reach a logical conclusion.
A source at the EFCC said, “Anyim collected N520m from Dasuki on the eve of the presidential election in March, 2015. We have asked him to return the money. That is our primary goal. Let him tell us how he intends to pay back.” Read more