The instant previous governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has been arrested by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC).
Sources on the anti-graft company advised newsmen that the previous governor is being questioned by a crack workforce of operatives on the EFCC headquarters within the Jabi space of Abuja, the nation’s capital.
- He was mentioned to have arrived on the EFCC headquarters at about 10am on Monday, in response to the invitation prolonged to him by the company.
Following his arrival on the anti-graft company’s workplace, Mr Ahmed was within the interrogation room for about seven hours, writing statements.
Whereas particulars of the case had been nonetheless sketchy as of press time, sources revealed that his arrest was in reference to how funds to the tune of about N9 billion had been allegedly diverted from the coffers of the Kwara State authorities.
The cash was alleged to have been diverted throughout Mr Ahmed’s tenure as governor of the state, and when he served because the Commissioner for Finance within the administration of former Governor Bukola Saraki.
- Abdulfatah Ahmed