EFCC Releases Bukola Saraki

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Dr. Bukola Saraki

The former Senate President, Bukola Saraki detained over alleged theft and money laundering has been released.

Saraki, a medical doctor, was arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday in Abuja.

The spokesperson of the commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, had told the News Agency of Nigeria that Saraki was invited for questioning over allegations of corruption and money laundering.

He said that the former Senate president was currently in the custody of the commission for continuation of interrogation.

The invitation and detention of Saraki for interrogation was happening days after a former Nasarawa State governor, Tanko al-Makura; and his wife, Mairo, were invited and interrogated.

The commission had invited al-Makura and the wife over alleged breach of public trust and misappropriation of billions of naira by his administration.   (NAN)