EFCC rearrests ex-CBN Gov, Emefiele after regaining freedom

Spread the news

Godwin Emefiele, the former Governor of the CBN briefly regained his freedom on Thursday night after he was released by the Department of State Services (DSS).

It is reported that Emefiele who had been in DSS custody since June 9, was however picked up immediately by the anti-corruption agency EFCC.

ALSO READ: EFCC operatives allegedly held hostage by staff, students of Oyo College

“Emefiele regained his freedom last night but he was immediately picked up by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,” a top security source told SaharaReporters on Thursday. It is reported that the Presidency directed the EFCC to take over the case.

Another source said, “Yes, Emefiele is currently in our (EFCC) custody; he was arrested last night less than an hour after the DSS freed him. He’s currently being interrogated at the Headquarters, as he’s being investigated for alleged misappropriation of funds amongst other things during his term as CBN governor.”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *