JUST IN: EFCC releases ex-Aviation Minister, Fani-Kayode after over 6 hours of interrogation

Femi Fani Kayode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode after intensive interrogation that lasted hours.

Sources said Fani-Kayode was questioned over alleged forgery and manipulation of documents.

The interrogation was over alleged discrepancies in his medical records, which the anti-graft agency said were doctored.

Fani-Kayode is standing trial with two others on a 17-count of criminal conspiracy, fraud and money laundering to the tune of N4.9 billion.

A source said: “Our operatives arrested him over issues relating to his medical records and traveling documents.”

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Femi Fani-Kayode announced his release by the anti-graft body in a Facebook post on Tuesday evening.

Though he denied being arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

According to him, he was never arrested but went to honour an invitation by EFCC and was granted bail on self recognition.

He wrote: “Just arrived at the George Hotel for dinner. I was never arrested by the EFCC. I was invited & I flew down to Lagos to see them.

“I arrived in their office at 2.00pm & left at 8.30pm. I was granted bail on self recognition. They were very polite & professional. Thanks be to God.”

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