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Uche Secondus EFCC arrests PDP Deputy National Chairman

Secondus was said to have been picked up today, February 24, in connection with some buses he he received from an unnamed person.

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The Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Uche Secondus, has been arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), according to multiple reports.

Secondus was said to have been picked up today, February 24, in connection with alleged 25 exotic cars he received from the embattled promoter of Atlantic Energy Concepts Limited, Jide Omokore, and distributed to top officials of the Peoples Democratic Party

"It is true; he is right now (4:30pm) in our office for interrogation’’, the Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujiaren, told ThisDay.

According to Vanguard, a top EFCC source said the cars, which are said to be worth over N300 million, were discovered in the course of interrogating Omokore.

Omokore has been in EFCC custody for two weeks over alleged fraudulent oil deals worth billions of naira.

Until last Monday, Secondus was the Acting National Chairman of the PDP. He handed over to the newly appointed National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Ali-Modu Sheriff.

READ: Uche Secondus hands over to new PDP Chairman [PHOTOS]

Secondus' arrest is coming less than one month the party's National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, regained his freedom after spending weeks at the Kuje Prison in Abuja.

Metuh allegedly received N400 million from the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), the money which was believed to be from the $2.1billion meant for the procurement of arms for the Nigerian military.

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