The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Abia State, Sylvester Ezeani, for his alleged role in the money that was disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the last presidential election.

According to the EFCC, the suspect allegedly received  N20 million out of N24 million while he was the electoral commissioner in Cross River State.

Some sources said that Mr. eziani was yesterday interrogated by operatives of the EFCC in port harcourt in connection with the financial scam.