EFCC arrests former Secretary to Govt of Nigeria Babachir Lawal
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested the former Secretary to Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal.
Mr. Lawal was arrested Wednesday, Channels Television reported.
Mr. Lawal was recently sacked after he was indicted by a presidential panel that investigated misuse of funds meant for people displaced by Boko Haram.
He had earlier been indicted by the Senate.
His arrest is coming a day after former President Olusegun Obasanjo accused President Buhari of condoning corruption where persons close to him are involved.
The Acting Head, Media & Publicity of the EFCC, Samin Amaddin, confirmed it to Channels Television on Wednesday evening.
Mr Amaddin says the former SGF is cooperating with investigators and has been making useful statements.
His interview with the investigators will continue tomorrow