Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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BREAKING: EFCC Reportedly Places Southeast Governor on Watchlist

  • A few months before the end of his term in office, Governor Willie Obiano of the state of Anambra was reportedly put on the watch list by the EFCC
  • The anti- The Graft Agency wrote to the General Comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) asking to be informed if Obiano tries to leave the country
  • However, Wilson Uwujaren, The EFCC spokesman said he had not informed about the development

The Commission on Economic and Financial Crime (EFCC) has asked Willie Obiano, The Governor of Anambra, on his watchlist there is a report by The Cable .

According to a letter dated November 15 to the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the commission, asked to be informed if Obiano was attempted to leave the country.

Es It is not clear why the EFCC put Obiano on their watchlist.

However, the newspaper cited anonymous sources as saying that the governor of Anambra is being investigated by the Antigraft agency .

Also reported on the development, Premium Times cited “knowledgeable sources” as saying that the move was an indication that the authorities may have been investigating the governor discreetly and may have information that he would like to travel after the transfer of power to his successor Charles Soludo.

Obiano is expected to be due on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, handed over to Soludo.

Meanwhile, EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said he had not informed about the development.

Fani-Kayode continues the alleged arrest by the EFCC for counterfeiting

In other news: Femi Fani-Kayode , a former aviation minister, has denied being arrested by the EFCC.

The anti-transplant agency spokesman Uwujaren had previously confirmed Fani-Kayode’s arrest on Tuesday evening the November 23. He was reportedly caught and then taken to the Anti-Transplant Agency’s Lagos Zonal Office for alleged tampering and forgery.

Fani-Kayode said on his Facebook page however, that he was only invited by the anti-transplant agency, not arrested.

Fake allegations against Fani-Kayode: EFCC starts new investigation

The International Center for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) had reported that the EFCC’s Lagos commando was expecting Fani-Kayode on Wednesday, November 24th. He was reportedly expected to answer questions about possible forgery of hospital documents deceive the court handling his money laundering case in order to delay the hearing.

The Anti-Transplant Agency, after receiving the defendant’s latest letter, has been following the trend that the Letters from Fani-Kayod e were postponed.