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Femi Fani-Kayode Ex-minister regains freedom

Spokesperson to the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode has regained his freedom after over two months in detention.

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Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode arrives at EFCC headquarters in Abuja on May 9, 2016.


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Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation and spokesperson to the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation has regained his freedom after over two months in detention.

Jude Ndukwe, his media adviser who confirmed his release on Friday, July 15, 2016.

Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman and three others who were charged for money laundering of 4.9 billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

They were granted bail by a Federal High Court in Lagos, in the sum of N250 million. But Fani-Kayode's release was however delayed by the EFCC despite meeting the bail conditions.

“He misses his family very badly, especially his five-month-old son Aragon, and he looks forward to coming home to be with his family, friends and loved ones,”  his media aide said.

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