EFCC Arrests Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati

EFCC Arrests Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati

By Doyin Ajayi | Sub-Editor on October 24, 2016
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Former Special Adviser to President Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, a former presidential spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Dr. Abati was arrested on Monday, October 24, 2016 for undisclosed reasons, a family source told The Trent.

According to a source in the anti-graft agency who confirmed his arrest to The Trent, Abati was picked at about the same time Bala Mohammed, the immediate past minister for the Federal Capital Territory, was arrested.

The arrests took place on Monday, October 24, 2016 for undisclosed reasons.

We will bring you more information as it comes.

This arrest follows a disturbing report concerning another high profile detainee of the EFCC, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode.

Fani-Kayode, a former aviation minister has slumped in the custody of the EFCC, The Trent can report.

The People’s Democratic Party chieftain was re-arrested by the EFCC on Friday, October 21, 2016 in the premises of the federal high court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

According to sources familiar with the situation, Fani-Kayode slumped in the EFCC detention centre on Saturday and was rushed to a hospital where he was placed on admission.

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