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EFCC Anti-graft agency confirms Reuben Abati’s release

The EFCC has confirmed the release of Reuben Abati, the ex-Presidential spokesman.

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Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Saturday.

EFCC Spokesperson, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was released to a surety without further conditions.

An online medium, PREMIUM TIMES, had earlier reported that Abati confirmed his own release on Saturday morning and was “putting up somewhere in Abuja’’.

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The ex-presidential aide turned himself to the EFCC on Oct. 21 after he was accused of receiving N50 million from detained former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki.

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