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EFCC quizzes former minister Ogunlewe

Adeseye Ogunlewe

Adeseye Ogunlewe

A former Minister of Works, Chief Adeseye Ogunlewe, was on Wednesday invited by the operatives of the EFCC for interrogation on alleged corrupt practices, an official said.

Ogunlewe, who is the current Pro-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, came to the Ibadan Zonal Office of the anti-graft agency for questioning.

His invitation was based on alleged corruption and abuse of office at the university.

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Olusola Oyewole, and a principal officer were held on similar allegations on three occasions before they regained freedom last week.

Mr Ayo Oyewole, the Head, Public Affairs, of EFCC, said that the former minister was released after the interrogation and asked to return at a later date.

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