According to Diezani’s Lawyer.
Mrs. Alison-Madueke was never arrested or detained and her passport was never seized. She was merely invited (by British police), and she honoured it promptly,” Reuters quoted the lawyer as saying in a statement.
“She has breast cancer and it was not detected early. It was discovered nine months ago. She will have surgery in London next week.
On Monday a court official in London said Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) had obtained permission to temporarily seize 27,000 pounds ($41,318) from Alison-Madueke.
That came just days after the NCA said its International Corruption Unit had arrested five people in London as part of an inquiry into suspected bribery and money laundering offences.
The ex-minister had previously denied any wrongdoing when questioned about allegations of missing public funds and graft in Nigeria.