Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
It was gathered that he was detained in connection with the ongoing probe of a former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah.
Anyim arrived at the EFCC office in the afternoon on Sunday and was quizzed for over six hours in connection with the fund which was traced to a company in which he was a director.
Sources said Anyim, who is still in custody late on Sunday night, may be detained till Monday.
A source said:
“Anyim’s invitation and interrogation is in connection with a case of money laundering involving a former Aviation Minister and serving senator, Senator Stella Oduah.
”Investigations revealed that part of the aviation ministry’s N780 million was traced to a company in which Anyim has interest. He is presently cooperating with investigators.”