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Fani-Kayode Arrested By EFCC At Lagos Court Over Alleged Manipulation Of Documents

Femi Fani-Kayode has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, at a Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos.

EFCC Arrests Fani-Kayode In Lagos Court Over Alleged Manipulation Of Documents
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Daily Trust reports that Fani-Kayode was arrested on Tuesday, November 30, at the Lagos court and moved to a nearby EFCC office over alleged forgery and manipulation of documents.

It was gathered that the minister, who was in court over the alleged forgery case, was walking out after the trial was adjourned till January 24, 2021, when he was approached by an EFCC investigator, arrested and moved into custody.

The EFCC investigator, Mr Shehu Shuaibu, who led the arrest of Fani-Kayode while he was still at the corridor of the court, confirmed that the ex-Minister of Aviation was being quizzed over false documents.

This comes barely one week after news had it that Fani-Kayode was arrested for forging a medical report during his trial for money laundering at the Federal High Court in Lagos, but the ex-minister denied the reports, saying he was only invited by the EFCC.

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