BREAKING: EFCC arrests Ex-Governor in Abuja over N9 Billion Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested a former governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed over alleged N9 billion Fraud.

POLITICS NIGERIA learned that Ahmed was invited and detained by a crack team of EFCC operatives at the agency’s headquarters in Jabi, Abuja.

Ahmed arrived at the facility around 10am on Monday, in response to an invitation extended to him by the agency. He was in the interrogation room for about seven hours, writing statements.

The operatives reportedly questioned him on the whereabouts of about N9 billion allegedly diverted from the coffers of the Kwara State government.

The money was alleged to have been suspiciously moved during Mr Ahmed’s tenure as governor of the state, and when he served as the Commissioner for Finance in the administration of former governor, Bukola Saraki.

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