EFCC Takes Former Senate President Into Custody, Interrogates Him Over Corruption Allegations

The Economic and financial crimes commission today July 31 invited and is currently interrogating former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Saraki, who is a former governor of Kwara state, was invited for questioning over allegations of misappropriation of funds and money laundering as he was leaving w wedding venue. He arrived at the commission’s office at about 2 pm.

It is not clear if he will be detained overnight.

As senate president between 2015 and 2019, Saraki spent considerable time facing allegations of corruption and false declaration of assets. He was acquitted by the Supreme Court in June 2018.