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EFCC Arrests Ex Kogi Governor Abubakar Audu’s Son, Muhammed For ‘Fraud’

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Nigeria’s main anti-graft office has arrested the son of the late Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State over an alleged fraud

Naija News learnt that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Muhammed Auduwas picked up for allegedly involved in the illegal diversion of funds on Tuesday.

The EFCC said, “The operatives have arrested Muhammed Audu, son of the late Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State, for his alleged involvement in the alleged fraud.

“The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, February 18, for allegedly diverting the funds to the tune of several millions of United States dollars and billions of naira, which were donated to the Nigeria Football Federation to his personal use.

“Investigations revealed that the suspect allegedly used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert the funds, which he could not account for. The suspect will soon be charged to court as soon investigations are concluded.”

EFCC said its investigations revealed that the Muhammed allegedly used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert the funds, which he could not account for. The anti-graft office said it will charge Muhammed to court as soon investigations are concluded.




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