EFCC gets court’s nod to arrest MD, ExxonMobil Nigeria

A Federal High Court, Abuja has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the nod to nab Richard Laing, Managing Director, ExxonMobil Nigeria.
The intimation was made by EFCC through its Twitter handle.
Acccording to the anti-graft agency, Justice Okon Abang granted its application for a Bench Warrant to arrest Laing.
It stated, “The Commission is investigating alleged procurement fraud in the Major Integrity Pipelines Project involving Mobile Producing Nigeria as the contracting company, Suffolk Petroleum Services Limited as the main contractor, Saipem Contracting Nigeria, Global Offshore Limited and Van Ord as sub-contractor to SPSL.
“At issue, is the fraudulent creation of Change Orders worth over $213million USD.”

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