The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the Former Governor Of Abia State, Senator Orji Theodore. The Senator was picked up by EFCC operatives at an airport in Abuja on Thursday. Senator Orji's arrest was confirmed by Uwajuren Wilson the spokesman of the agency. According to reports from the EFCC, Senator Oji was interrogated yesterday over corrupt financial transactions during his tenure as the Governor of Abia State.
The Anti-graft agency also disclosed that last year, The Former Governor had reached out to the agency and requested for the release of his travel document so that he could go for medical treatment in Dubai. The travel documents were released but the Former Governor failed to return the travel document.
The Anti-graft agency has asked Senator Orji to report back to the EFCC headquarters again on Friday for the continuation of his interrogation. Senator Orji and his sons are under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission for crimes fringing on the misappropriation of public funds and money laundering.
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