EFCC Did Not Arrest Me, Akpabio Reacts

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Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and incumbent Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has reacted to reports that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Friday.

According to reports, Akpabio was taken in by EFCC operatives at about 5.20 pm in company of a few aides and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Ricky Tarfa. His invitation was in connection with an investigation into alleged theft of N108.1billion of Akwa Ibom funds following a petition forwarded to the commission by an Abuja-based lawyer and activist, Leo Ekpenyong.

But reacting Akpabio described reports of his purported arrest as propaganda. According to him, he had only gone to honour an invitation extended to him by the commission. He reacted via his official twitter account.

Read detailed reaction below…




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