I’m still in EFCC custody, Anyim cries out


Anyim Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, contrary to reports that he had been released.

The EFCC arrested Anyim in connection with a sum of N520m, which he allegedly collected from ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, on the eve of the 2015 general election, Punch reports.

The EFCC said it is also investigating Anyim for alleged contract scam of N13bn.

Sources in the EFCC said on Monday that the ex-SGF had been released on bail after he submitted his passport to the anti-graft agency.

But in a statement on Friday by his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), he denied having been freed, saying he was not allowed to go despite the administrative bail.

In the said statement, titled, “Anyim is still in the EFCC Gulag, kept under inhuman and degrading…

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