Brand News Day Nigeria reports that former Governor Kwankwaso has been arrested by the EFCC and is currently being grilled by a team of operatives at the Commission’s headquarters Abuja over allegations of abuse of office, diversion of public funds and fraudulent allocation of government properties to cronies.
This online news platform understands that Former Governor Kwankwaso, who is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, was first invited by the EFCC in September but failed to honour the invitation.
BREAKING: EFCC Arrests Former Governor Of Kano Over N10bn Pension Fund
An associate of the politician informed Vanguard that he might have been invited in relation to a petition by some retired employees of the Kano State Government who had earlier petitioned the EFCC, complaining that the former governor mismanaged pension remittances to the tune of N10 billion between 2011 and 2015, to fund a housing project for his cronies.
But the EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, declined comment on the interrogation of the former governor when contacted by the newspaper on Saturday.