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Former Edo Governor Lucky Igbinedion Arrested By EFCC Over N1.6bn Fraud

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have invited the former governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion, to answer to an alleged criminal diversion of public funds to the tune of N1.6bn.

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The former governor, arrived the headquarters of the EFCC at Jabi, Abuja around 2pm yesterday.

Shortly after his exit as governor in 2007, Igbinedion was prosecuted by the EFCC and convicted of corruption.

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But the new investigation, according to a source who asked not be named because he was not authorized to speak on the matter, is based on fresh evidence that the former governor diverted a loan obtained by the Edo State Government to finance an investment during his tenure, in settling the financial indebtedness of a company in which he has interest.

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Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the Commission, confirmed the invitation of the former governor but declined further comment.

Photo Credit: Getty

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