EFCC confirms arrest, detention of Saraki

The Economic and Funancial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Saturday in Abuja confirmed the arrest and detention of the former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesperson of the commission, told the Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Saraki was invited for questioning over of corruption and money laundering.

He said the former senate president was currently in the custody of the for continuation of interrogation.

The invitation and detention of Saraki for interrogation was happening days after a former Gov. Tanko Al-Makura and his wife, Mairo, invited and interrogated.

The had invited Al-Makura and the wife over alleged breach of public trust and misappropriation of billions of naira by his administration.(NAN)