EFCC arrests ex-governor, son in connection to alleged arms deal fraud

Bafarawa is currently being interrogated at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja. He had evaded arrest by the anti-graft agency for sometime.

Attahiru Bafarawa

The EFCC has reportedly arrested formerSokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, in connection to the arms deal involving former National Security Adviser Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

Bafarawa who was said to have been arrested this morning, Dec. 1, was allegedly used by Dasuki and former president, Goodluck Jonathan in laundering over N4.1billion meant for the purchase of arms to fight Boko Haram.

According to SaharaReporters, the ex-governor's son had been arrested yesterday, Nov. 30. It is believed that he gave up his father's location to the EFCC.

Bafarawa is currently being interrogated at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja. He has evaded arrest by the anti-graft agency for sometime.

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