The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki is currently in its custody.
The confirmation was done by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren on Saturday.
Naija News, it will be recalled had earlier reported that the EFCC on Saturday questioned former Senate President Bukola Saraki.
It was gathered that the interrogation is over alleged misappropriation of public funds and money laundering.
Speaking on the development, the EFCC spokesperson confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Saraki was invited for questioning over allegations of corruption and money laundering.
He added that the former Senate president was currently in the custody of the commission for continuation of interrogation.
Meanwhile, the media aide to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, Tunde Rahman, has disclosed that his principal has not been hospitalized.
Rahman while reacting to the claim that the former Governor Lagos has been hospitalized in a hospital in Maryland, United States, said Tinubu is hale and hearty.
He insisted that Tinubu has no medical problem that would required hospitalization, saying the APC leader would soon be back.
Rahman said, “His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is fine. He is hale and hearty. He is not in any hospital. He has no medical problem that would require hospitalization. Yes, he is out of the country at the moment. He will be back shortly.
“Anytime he travels out of the country, the next thing some mischievous people would say is he is sick, hospitalized or has died. It is shameful that perpetrators of this evil are not deterred by the fact that each time this fake news has been propagated, they have been proven wrong.
“Who is afraid of Asiwaju Tinubu? Those wishing Asiwaju Tinubu evil or dead should be careful. They should know the matter of life and death is in the hand of only God Almighty.”
Source: Naija News