Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has debunked claims that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
It was reported earlier in the day that Fani-Kayode was arrested by EFCC for alleged forgery.
EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the development to PM News.
He said Fani-Kayode was arrested for forgery and manipulation of documents.
Uwujaren said: “Yes it’s true. It has to do with forgery.”
He, however, didn’t give further details on the matter.
However, Fani-Kayode said he was not arrested and that he only responded to an invitation by the EFCC to appear.
He said he was granted bail on self-recognition by the EFCC, saying they were very polite and professional.
He said: “Just arrived at the George Hotel for dinner. I was never arrested by the EFCC. I was invited & I flew down to Lagos to see them.
“I arrived in their office at 2.00pm & left at 8.30pm. I was granted bail…