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BREAKING:Ex-Speaker Patricia Etteh Release by EFCC

Former Speaker of the house of Representatives, Mrs Patricia Olubunmi Etteh, who was once arrested through the Economic Financial Crimes commission, EFCC has been released on bail.

She was release on Friday night time upon fulfilling bail conditions offer by her investigators running on her case.

She is to periodically assist investigations, mentioned EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement early today.

READ MORE: EFCC arrests Accountant General of the Federation over N80 billion fraud

Etteh was arrested on 17 May over suspicious and shady monetary involvement with Phil Jin Projects Limited.

According to reports, in 2011 Phil Jin Project Limited was given a contract by the NDDC for the supply of solar-powered street lights in some communities in Akwa Ibom.

The company received N287m even though the contract was worth N240m.

EFCC is trying to find out why she collected the money, when she is not a director of the company.

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