- Lagos State EFCC Command has reportedly arrested former Aviation Minister and APC chief Femi Fani-Kayode
- Fani-Kayode has been arrested confirmed by Anti-Transplant Commission spokesman Wilson Uwujaren
- The former minister is reportedly under investigation for alleged tampering and forgery of documents
- Fani-Kayode responded shortly after the reported arrest, saying that he had only been invited and had received bail because of his self-recognition
Lagos, Nigeria – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Femi Fani-Kayode, a former aviation minister.
Daily Trust reported that anti-transplant agency spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said on Tuesday evening, November 23rd November, the arrest of Fani-Kayode confirmed.
The newspaper stated that Fani-Kayode was caught and subsequently in the Lagos Zonal Office for alleged manipulation and forgery of documents the anti-transplant agency.
The Punch also reported the arrest of the ex-minister who led the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in September for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
It added the EFCC spokesman also confirmed Fani-Kayode’s arrest by agents.
Me was never arrested – Fani-Kayode
Shortly after the reports of the arrest, the former minister went on his Facebook, saying that he was only invited by the anti-transplant agency was.
“I have just arrived at the George Hotel for dinner. I was never arrested by the EFCC. I was invited and flew to Lagos to see them. I got to her office at 2:00 p.m. and left at 8:30 p.m. I received self-approval bail. They were very polite and professional. Thank God. “
Falsification allegations against Fani-Kayode: EFCC starts new investigations
The International Center for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) had stated that EFCC’s Lagos commando expected Fani-Kayode on Wednesday November 24th.
He was supposed to answer questions about possible forgery of hospital documents in order to bring his money to court fooled laundry case with the aim of delaying the hearing. The Anti-Transplant Agency, after receiving the last letter from the defendant, observed a trend of postponing Fani-Kayode’s letters.
Court fined in N200,000 amount against Fani-Kayode
Justice Daniel Osaigor issued the order on Wednesday October 13th, saying that after reviewing the court files, he had written five different letters from the I have observed defendants who have been adjourned for the same medical reasons ntragten.
When the case was brought up, Ms. Bilikisu Buhari announced the appearance for the prosecution. The prosecutor informed the court that on July 15, the prosecution had the court adjourn the matter to re-indict the defendants.