In the same vein, Jaiz Bank in a statement in Abuja yesterday, clarified that the anti-graft agency only requested some documents for its ongoing investigation on the activities of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
According to the bank, the MD only went to the EFCC, on Tuesday, to submit the said documents, had an interaction with the officials and promptly returned to his office.
Jaiz Bank described as untrue, news items on some media platforms, insinuating that the MD was arrested.
It said, “The bank would like to place on record that yesterday Jaiz Bank at the request of the EFCC has submitted some documents relating to accounts opened by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to help the agency in its investigations of the activities of the Ministry. The interaction was very cordial and Jaiz Bank MD immediately resumed back to his duties.
“It’s instructive to state that Jaiz Bank in October 2023 was among the financial institutions that were selected by the Ministry as a participating financial institution for the various intervention programs of the Federal Government of Nigeria after a competitive bid, in line with the FGN procurement act.