BREAKING: EFCC releases Obiano after six days in detention, seizes passport
The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has reportedly being released on an administrative bail by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after six days in detention.
According to Daily Trust, an official of the anti-graft agency, who confirmed the development disclosed that Obiano was released on Wednesday evening and his “passport seized as part of his bail conditions.”
The EFCC spokesman , Wilson Uwujaren, could not be reached for comments as of the time of filing this report.
WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that EFCC arrested Obiano on Thursday at about 8:30pm at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, while on his way to the United States of America, hours after he left office and handed over to the new Governor, Prof. Charles Soludo.
Obiano was subsequently transferred to the headquarters of the commission, where he was quizzed for days over alleged mismanagement of N5 billion Sure-P money, N37 billion security vote, withdrawn in cash, as well as some inflated contracts.
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