The EFCC has detained the account director of NDDC for an N25 billion fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained Eno Ubi Otu, the Niger Delta Development Commission’s (NDDC) Director of Finance and Accounts (EFCC).

Otu was taken into custody by commission agents at around 11:15 am in relation to an alleged theft of more than N25 billion in tax payments.

According to a source within the anti-graft organization who spoke with Daily Trust under the condition of anonymity, Otu is still being held.

Otu was detained, according to the representative, as part of a larger investigation into the NDDC’s forensic audit report.

As of the time, this article was submitted, it was unclear whether the commission would release Otu after questioning.