EFCC Raids Access Bank Headquarters, Arrest MD Over Diezani’s $5m Secret Fund
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today raided the headquarters of Access Bank Plc. in Lagos, and arrested the bank’s managing director, Herbert Wigwe.
An EFCC source disclosed that Mr. Wigwe was quizzed regarding funds laundered through the bank by officials of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
Our EFCC source stated that the source of some questionable funds located in the bank was also traced to former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The source disclosed that the Access Bank MD received $5 million that was routed through Zenith Bank.