The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Femi Fani-Kayode, one of Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation, for alleged forgery and manipulation of documents.
According to reports, the former minister was invited yesterday to answer allegations on possible forgery of hospital documents in a bid to deceive the court handling the case against him on money laundering with a view to stalling hearing.
He is currently being held at the Lagos office of the EFCC as the commission’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest of the former minister.
The anti-graft agency had earlier charged the former minister, Fani-Kayode, former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, Yusuf Danjuma, a former Chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), and a company, Jointrust Dimentions Nig. Ltd.