By Dipo Awojobi – A former Principal Private Secretary ( PPS), to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Hassan Tukur has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Mr. Tukur was picked up by operatives of the commission on Monday evening in his Abuja residence.
He was one of the most powerful persons in the administration of Mr. Jonathan.
It was not clear why he was arrested, but the commission has been investigating how government monies were stolen and diverted for political purposes during the administration of Mr. Jonathan.
The EFCC is already prosecuting a former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki and many other top politicians.
The anti-graft agency also has in its custody a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who served as the director of publicity for the campaign organisation of Mr. Jonathan during the 2015 election.
The commission had also earlier arrested and granted bail to four former Ministers who served under Jonathan