Fani-Kayode Spends First Night In Underground Cell As EFCC Continues Grilling

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Strong indications have emerged that the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, spent the first night in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

This is coming in contradiction to earlier reports that Mr Fani-Kayode was allowed to go home with an administrative bail as authorities of the commission said they are quizzing Mr. Fani-Kayode over a sum of N840 million allegedly paid into his account on the eve of the 2015 general elections, Premium Times reports.

READ ALSO: N840m Slush Fund: EFCC Grants Fani-Kayode Administrative Bail

Although, Fani-Kayode, the Spokesman for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, had insisted that the money was given to him after the successful conclusion of specific assignments directed at him by his principal, however, the premier anti-graft commission asked him to produce the cash or nothing else.

Chief Femi Fani -Kayode, arrived at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Chief Femi Fani -Kayode, arrived at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. photo credit: Vanguardngr

The embattled former minister, who arrived at the anti-graft agency’s headquarters in Abuja around 9:35am, yesterday, was subjected to rigorous questioning by different investigators of the agency.

READ ALSO: N840m Slush Fund: EFCC Confronts Fani-Kayode Amidst 8-Hour Siege Lifted At His Residence

An impeccable source close to the polity squealed that “Nobody has granted him administrative bail.”

“He is still being questioned and he will be passed to another set of investigators when he finishes answering here.”

“There is more than one case against him,” the source concluded.

Corroborating with the source on his Twitter account, the New Media Director of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeyanju Deji, said, in series of tweets:

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