EFCC grills ex-Bayelsa Governor, Dickson over abuse of office, fund misappropriations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has grilled the  ex-Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Seriake Dickson over alleged abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds when steered the apex position in the state for the period of eight years in office, NATIONAL PANEL gathered.


Senator Dickson representing Bayelsa West, Seriake Dickson was reportedly presented himself to the agency after an invitation.

According to our sources, the ex-Governor was grilled over allegations bordering on abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds during his eight-year administration in Bayelsa State between 2012 and 2020.

“The former governor who arrived at the headquarters of the EFCC in Jabi, Abuja at about 11am was questioned by a team of operatives investigating the allegations against him.

"Though the details of the allegations against the governor were sketchy as of press time, the allegations relate to issues of assets declaration and misapplication of intervention funds and other assets belonging to the Bayelsa State government. The Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the invitation of the former Governor. The reaction of the former Governor was being awaited as at press time." 

More details still unfolding.

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