Breaking: Ex-Gov Obiano, Wife Released From EFCC Custody

Former Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

The immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

VANTAGE NEWS reports that Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife of the former governor, was also released by EFCC.

Recall that Obiano, was on Thursday, arrested by EFCC at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, a few hours after handing over to the new Anambra Governor, Charles Soludo.

It was learnt that Obiano, who had been on the watch list of the EFCC but was being protected by immunity as governor, was arrested while trying to board a flight to the United States.

VANTAGE NEWS cannot confirm if Obiano would be allowed to leave the country now that he has been released.

Details later…

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