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General News of Wednesday, 21 April 2021


EFCC interrogates ex-Zamfara Governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, invited and interrogated ex-Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Abdulazeez Yari over his handling of transactions relating to the Paris Club Fund refund while he served as chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum.

The Governor is said to be facing questions over other allegations of corruption.

This was confirmed by Wilson Uwujaren, the Spokesman of the commission who said Governor Yari was invited to the commission’s office in Sokoto.

He could not confirm whether Yari was released last night.

“We extended an invitation to him; He has been with interrogators in our Sokoto office,” he said.

THISDAY gathered that Yari was granted bail but was yet to perfect the bail conditions last night.

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