EFCC Arrest Former Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, at Lagos airport

Willie Obiano

Chief Willie Obiano, the former governor of Anambra state, has been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).


The former governor of Anambra was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Thursday evening, March 17, same day he handed over to Prof. Charles Soludo.



Willie Obiano who has been on the watchlist of the Anti-graft agency, was picked up by EFCC operatives as he prepared to board a flight to Houston, Texas, in the United States.



It was gathered that a private jet was waiting at the newly opened Anambra International Cargo Airport, for the former governor. Around 3pm, he left for the airport and flew to Lagos state on his way out of the country.



The EFCC had placed Mr Obiano on a watchlist since last year and requested the Nigeria Immigration Service to inform it anytime the Governor is travelling out of the country.





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