The International Police have issued an arrest warrant for former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke following a request by the Federal Government to the agency.
According to PoliticsNGR, the necessary charges had been filed and attached to the extradition request by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation.
By this request, all Interpol member countries were obliged to arrest the former minister anywhere she is seen on their territories.
Madueke had been holed up in London, United Kingdom for over three years. Attached to the extradition request, our correspondent gathered, was the November 4, 2018 order for her arrest by Justice Valentine Ashi of the FCT High Court.
The court had directed the Inspector-General of Police; the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Director-General of the State Security Service and all heads of other agencies to apprehend the ex-petroleum minister.
However, Checks on the Interpol website, however, indicated that the accused person had not been listed.