The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has uncovered an additional $72, 870,000 million linked to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The sum was said to have been discovered in an account domiciled in Fidelity Bank Plc.
The former Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo, was arrested consequently over the additional $72,870,000 million found in the coffers of the bank.
It was gathered that Okonkwo, who is Group Managing Director of FBN Holdings Plc and others, were earlier grilled over a sum of $153 million and $115 million by the commission.
While all the $153 million were recovered by the EFCC, the cases involving $115 million, as it relates to the Independent National Electoral Commission bribery matter are in various courts.
Okonkwo and Charles Onyedibe are currently being detained by the EFCC over the whereabouts of the new $72.8m.