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EFCC operatives storm Fani-Kayode’s residence


A team of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives yesterday stormed the Abuja residence of former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode.

It was ostensibly a move to arrest him in connection with the N2.5 billion allegedly withdrawn illegally from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and paid into the accounts of six chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Goodluck Support Group (GSG).

The operatives arrived the gate of the building a few hours after the anti-graft agency formally served him a summons to present himself for interrogation on Monday.

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Fani-Kayode is suspected to have received N840 million of the slush funds allegedly disbursed for the 2015 Presidential campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Former Finance Minister Nenadi Usman and ex-Imo State Governor Achike Udenwa, both of whom also got from the funds, have already had their own sessions with EFCC interrogators.

Read more: TheNation

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