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JUST IN: Betta Edu arrives EFCC office

The suspended Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Minister, Betta Edu, has arrived at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Headquarters.

Edu was invited by the EFCC over alleged N585 million fraud in her ministry.

She was suspended on Monday, by President Bola Tinubu, over the alleged payment of N585 million humanitarian fund meant for payment of grants to vulnerable groups in Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Cross River and Ogun states. into a private account.

Edu becomes the first minister to be suspended from office since members of the Federal Executive Council were sworn in in August last year.

The PUNCH reports that President Bola Tinubu suspended Edu following widespread anger over the alleged N585 million scandal.

Details shortly…

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