Lucky Igbinedion, former Edo State Governor is in the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) net.

 

 

 

 

 

Premium Times reports that Igbinedion who was the governor in Edo State until he completed his tenure in 2007 is being grilled at the Abuja headquarters of the EFCC  over the allegation of diverting public funds to the tune of N1.6 billion.

 

 

 

A loan obtained by the Edo State government was said to have been diverted to a company in which he had vested interest.

 

 

 

Recall that Igbinedion was prosecuted in 2008 and convicted to have embezzled  N2.9 billion belonging to the Edo State.

 

 

 

He was sentenced  to 6 months imprisonment after he pleaded  guilty to  one count  which was pruned  from 191 charges

 

 

 

 

Igbinedion invitation by the EFCC was confirmed by the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren.

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