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Obiano Meets Bail Conditions, May Regain Freedom Today

The former governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, might presently regain his freedom from the custody of the Economic and financial Crimes Commission.

A source told The Guardian that the previous governor has met the administrative bail conditions given to him by the anti-graft agency.

A senior official at the commission told The Guardian that a thorough verification of a number of the documents Obiano submitted in fulfilment of the bail terms was being carried out by operatives of the commission.

Obiano Meets Bail Conditions, May Regain Freedom Today |nigeria news today headlines update today
Obiano Meets Bail Conditions, May Regain Freedom Today |nigeria news today headlines update today

It was gathered that the previous governor had been ordered to provide 2 administrators on grade level seventeen within the Federal civil service as one of his bail conditions.

Another condition is that the 2 Federal administrators should be landlords in Maitama, Asokoro or the Wuse district of Abuja.

“We are still in the method of perfecting that bail terms,” the EFCC source said. “It is possible he could also be discharged today but we area unit still within the method of verifying some of the things he submitted.”

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Obiano was last weekday arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International airport, Lagos whereas making an attempt to board a flight to TX, u. s..

The EFCC had in november last year placed the previous governor on a watchlist.

In a letter to the official of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Immigration Service dated november fifteen, 2021, the Commission requested the Service to put the governor on a watchlist and inform it anytime he’s traveling out of the country from any of the International airports and different points of entry and exit.

The Guardian learnt that the previous governor was arrested for misappropriating N5bn Sure-P and N37 billion security vote funds, which were withdrawn in cash.

Part of the funds was also allegedly diverted to finance political activities in the state.

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