Just In: Obiano Not Released, Still in EFCC Detention

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has transferred former Anambra Governor, Mr Willie Obiano to Abuja after he was arrested in Lagos on Thursday.

The spokesperson of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, clarified that Obiano was transferred to Abuja on Friday morning and not released as being speculated.

Uwujaren made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.

The ex-governor was arrested in Lagos, but was moved to Abuja this morning (Friday),” Uwujiaren said.

Obiano was arrested on Thursday night at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos, on his way to Houston, Texas, U.S.


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