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Why Obiano is detained, undergoing interrogation -EFCC official

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said former Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State is being quizzed over the alleged misappropriation of N42 billion belonging to the state.

An authoritative source in the EFCC disclosed this to NAN on Saturday in Abuja.

The source said, “The former governor is being interrogated over alleged misapplication of N5 billion Sure-P and N37 billion security vote, withdrawn in cash.”

According to the source, part of the funds was also allegedly diverted to finance political activities in the state.

The anti-graft agency had, on Friday, said the former governor was in its custody undergoing interrogation after his arrest on March 17.

Obiano was arrested on Thursday at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos and brought to Abuja on Friday morning, The PUNCH reports.

The commission said the former governor had not been released.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, on Friday, said, “The former governor is currently in our custody undergoing interrogation and I cannot say exactly when he will be released. I don’t know how long the exercise will take.

“All I can tell you now is that he is still in the EFCC custody in Abuja.”

Obiano was arrested by EFCC on Thursday night, hours after handing over to the new Anambra Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo.

 

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The Nigerian Army has revealed that it raided the hideouts of Indigenous People Of Biafra/Eastern Security Network in Amangu Community, Abia State, in attempts to rescue an abducted soldier, Staff Sergeant Bassey Ikunugwan.

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Weapons, mobile phones, motorcycle, INEC equipment and other items were recovered during the multi-day raids.

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“The said child is still with the police.

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“With the support of good people of this state, we can help circulate this information everywhere for possible contact with his parents please,” it added.

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RE: LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL STAFF SCHOOL STATEMENT ON DEATH OF ONE OF ITS STUDENTS

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The International Staff School of the Lagos State University of Science and Technology wishes to commiserate with the family of Abdurahman Dauda, one of our pupils who was involved in an unfortunate incident that led to his untimely death.

 

We want to state that the school and Nigerian Police commenced investigations immediately after the matter was reported. Subsequently, the case was taken to the court of competent jurisdiction, and appearances started on Monday, 31 October 2022.

The three affected members of staff who were allegedly accused of complicity in the unfortunate situation are currently remanded at the Nigerian Correctional facilities in Lagos.

As the case is already before a competent court, we seek the public’s prayers and understanding with the school Management and parents of the deceased at this moment of grief and sober reflection.

This statement is necessary to state the current situation to the public for record purposes.

The situation is regrettable.

Signed

School Management
06 November 2022

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