Friday, March 31

Former Anambra State Governor, Obiano Arrested At Lagos Airport

By Ifeoma Okeke (Umunna TV) 

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sources have confirmed to Umunna TV that former Governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano was arrested this evening, Thursday, March 17th, 2022, at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos while on his way out of the country.

The Obianos have a home in Houston, Texas from where Chief Obiano returned to contest for the gubernatorial election in 2013. Chief Obiano has always said that he would return to his Houston base, on completion of his tenure which ended on Thursday, 17th March, 2022.

It is not clear why he has been arrested, although Chief Obiano has been on EFCC watch list for some months. The source said that Chief Obiano will be taken to an EFCC detention facility for interrogation. 

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