Ex- Gov Al- Makura and wife arrested over alleged multi-billion Naira scam

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested former Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa and his wife, Mairo, over alleged multibillion-naira fraud.

Al-Makura, now  a senator, and his wife were arrested on Wednesday evening.

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A source at EFCC said they were grilled late into the night at the anti-graft headquarters in Abuja.

The source did not give details of the allegation relating to their stealing public funds against the ex-governor and his wife.

 

Al-Makura was Nasarawa governor between 2011 and 2019 before he was elected as a senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District at the National Assembly.

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