EFCC Interrogates Former Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari

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Richard Ginika Izuora

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has interrogated former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari over alleged illegal financial dealings.

Yari was interrogated by the agency in Lagos on Wednesday, February 3.

The Federal High Court, Abuja, had on January 26, 2021, ordered the final forfeiture of funds belonging to Yari domiciled in Zenith and Polaris Banks.

While $56, 056.75 was lodged in Polaris Bank, N12.9 million, N11.2m, $303m, N217, 388.04, and $311.8m were kept in different Zenith bank accounts in the name of Yari and his companies.

In a statement, the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed that the ex-Governor was interrogated at the Lagos office of the Commission, adding that he was immediately released.

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