Reports reaching us states that men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), last night arrested Ambassador Hassan Tukur.
Tukur was the Principal Private Secretary, PPS, to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
According to sources, he was picked up in his Abuja residence.
His arrest might be connected to investigations on how government monies were stolen and diverted for political purposes during the administration of former President Jonathan.
It is common knowledge that Tukur was one of the most powerful persons in the administration of Goodluck Jonathan.
He was one man inside Aso Rock Presidential Villa around whom every important development revolved and on whose person the responsibility for making things happen at the seat of federal power lies.
After his appointment as Principal Private Secretary, Tukur, according to reports, was able to influence many decisions of the administration including undertaking to recommend key appointees into the government.
Tukur, termed “An Undertaker” inside Aso Rock, according to another source, was the person that introduced Prof. Attahiru Jega, the former INEC Chairman to President Jonathan.
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