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Why we raided ex-Zamfara governor’s residence, by EFCC

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Rayyan Alhassanhttps://dailynigerian.com/author/rayyan/
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that it raided the residence of former Zamfara Governor, Abdulaziz Yari over allegations of economic and financial crimes.

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EFCC’s acting spokesman, Tony Orilade said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday.

The country home of Mr Yari, who was also former chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, was raided Sunday night by operatives of the anti-graft agency.

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According to Mr Orilade, the EFCC did visit the former governor’s residence in respect of ongoing investigation.

“What we fight is economic and financial crimes. Whatever allegations we have should be centred around economic and financial crimes,” he said.

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The former governor becomes the second notable personality to be raided this year by EFCC after his tenure expired.

A similar raid was conducted on the properties of former governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo.

NAN

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