The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
According to Punch, Emefiele is currently being interrogated at the National Headquarters of the anti-graft agency, Jabi, Abuja.
It was gathered that operatives of the anti-graft agency picked Emefiele up on Thursday night, less than an hour after he was released by the Department of State Services.
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A source that spoke with the platform, on Friday, revealed that EFCC is probing Emefiele over alleged impropriety during his term as the head of the apex bank.
The source said, “Yes, Emefiele is currently in our (EFCC) custody; he was arrested last night less than an hour after the DSS freed him. He’s currently being interrogated at the Headquarters, as he’s being investigated for alleged misappropriation of funds amongst other things during his term as CBN governor.”