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EFCC Arrests Reuben Abati



Reuben Abati
Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, Former Special Adviser to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, has been arrested by the EFCC.

Abati was arrested on Monday and it is unlikely he will be let go until at least TuesdayMorning.

It was gathered that his arrest was on allegations of having received money from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, who is currently being tried by the EFCC for alleged mismanagement of funds meant for the purchase of arms for the Nigeria Armed Forces.

Abati joins the long list of former aides to former president Jonathan who has so far been arrested by the EFCC.

Recall that former minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro is still in EFCC custody since last week Monday, having voluntarily surrendered himself for investigation.

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Jonathan campaign spokesperson, was also re-arrested by the anti-graft agency on Friday and is still in cutody.

Also, another of ex-president Jonathan’s aide, Waripamowei Dudafa is also undergoing trial for his connections to an account containing about $15 million.

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However, former First Lady, Patience Jonathan had claimed ownership of the said amount.

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