EFCC invites ex-governor Al-Makura, wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invited  former Governor of Nasarawa State and serving senator, Tanko Al-Makura, and his wife, Mairo, over alleged corruption.

A source at the commission disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on evening.

As of the time of filing report, the couple were being grilled by operatives of the anti-graft agency at its headquarters in Abuja.

The source did not give details of the allegation against the ex-governor and his wife.

Spokesperson of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren when contacted by NAN declined comment on the couple’s arrest.

Al-Makura the Governor of Nasarawa State 2011 and 2019 before elected as Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. (NAN)