Abati, Jonathan’s former spokesperson arrested by EFCC


A former presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, has been arrested.

Abati, who was spokesperson to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was arrested on Monday and is expected to spend at least Monday night at the office of the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

He is being questioned for allegedly receiving some money from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, according to a top EFCC source.

Abati joins three other former aides of Jonathan who are currently in EFCC custody. A former minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro is still with the commission since last week Monday when he voluntarily surrendered himself after staying months away from the country; while Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Jonathan campaign spokesperson, was arrested on Friday and is still with the commission.

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