Alleged Corruption: EFCC detains Bukola Saraki

Dr. Bukola Saraki

A former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (). He was arrested on Saturday in and in the custody of the anti-graft agency.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesperson of the commission, told the News Agency of (NAN) that Saraki was invited for questioning over allegations of corruption and .

He said the former senate president was currently in the custody of the commission for continuation of interrogation.

The invitation and detention of Saraki for interrogation was happening days after a former Nasarawa State Gov. Tanko Al-Makura and his wife, Mairo, were invited and interrogated.

The commission had invited Al-Makura and the wife over alleged breach of public trust and misappropriation of billions of naira by his administration.(NAN)

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