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EFCC arrests ex-Kogi Gov, Abubakar Audu’s son, Muhammed for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, said it arrested Muhammed Audu, son of the late Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State, for an alleged fraud.

A statement on the Commission’s official Twitter page said Audu was arrested on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 for allegedly diverting funds to the tune of several millions of US Dollars and billions of Naira.

According to EFCC, the funds which were donated to the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, was diverted to his personal use.

The statement added that investigations revealed that the suspect allegedly used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert the funds, which he could not account for.

The suspect will soon be charged to court.

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