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Why Obiano remains in EFCC custody after bail



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The EFCC has granted bail to fleeing former Gov. Willie Obiano arrested and detained hours after he handed over, and on his way to fly back to US.

EFCC’s chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa disclosed this on Monday in an interview with journalists in Abuja on the sideline of 5th Annual General Assembly (AGA) of the Network of Anti-Corruption Institutions in West Africa (NACIMA).

Bawa, however, said the former governor had yet to perfect his bail conditions and as such, he is still in the custody of the commission.

Obiano, was nabbed on Thursday at about 8:30pm by the anti-graft agency at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

He was subsequently transferred to the headquarters of the commission, where he was quizzed for days over alleged mismanagement of N42bn, including the Paris Refund monies and inflated contracts.

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