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After Six Days In EFCC Detention, Obiano Regains Freedom, Passport Seized



Former governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano having met some bail conditions,yesterday evening,the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC ) has granted him his freedom on an Administrative bail.

According to an official at the commission, who confirmed the development to our correspondent, disclosed that Obiano passport was seized by the Anti-graft Agency as part of his bail conditions.

The spokesman for the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, could not be reached for comments as of the time of filing this report.

Obiano, was arrested on Thursday at about 8:30pm by the Anti-graft Agency at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos hours after he left office and handed over to the new governor, Prof. Charles Soludo.

He was reportedly on his way to the United State of America when he was apprehended.

He was subsequently transferred to the headquarters of the commission, where he was interrogated for days over alleged mismanagement of N5 billion Sure-P Money, N37 billion security vote, withdrawn in cash, as well as some inflated contracts he approved while in office.

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