The embattled former Nigerian minister of Petroleum Resources Diezani Allison Madueke had her husband rtd Commodore Alison Madueke arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an allegations of money laundering to the tune of more than $600,000 through his personal accounts. According to Channels TV, he was quizzed for many hours and was released on administrative bail. He is expected to return to the anti-graft agency headquarters tomorrow
The agency also confiscated Mr. Madueke’s passport and placed him under caution. His wife Alison-Madueke was arrested last year by UK police in London for financial crimes. However, the former minister was later granted the bail. Diezani headed the petroleum industry in Nigeria during the government of Goodluck Jonathan.