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Ex-SGF, Ayim Pius Ayim released

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EFCC releases Ex-SGF, Ayim Pius Ayim.

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been released.

The ex-SGF was arrested for allegedly engaging in contract fraud and false assets declaration.

Ayim  was on Tuesday set free on administrative bail, following the seizure of his passport by the EFCC, Punch reported.

READ ALSO: EFCC arrests former SGF, Pius Ayim

“Anyim was released on administrative bail after he had surrendered his passport. He is expected to return some money to the EFCC and also report back every two weeks,” an EFCC source told the newspaper.

Some of the conditions attached to his freedom include reporting to the commission every two weeks and also return some of the money traced to him.

The agency ordered him to return N520m he allegedly collected from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki or face prosecution.

The EFCC reportedly obtained an extended warrant to detain the former SGF for 30 days.

Source: Naija News

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