A former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani, has been released from the custody of the EFCC after meeting his bail conditions, the commission has said.
The acting spokesperson to the Commission, Tony Orilade, confirmed the release to PREMIUM TIMES on Friday.
He said, “Yes, he was released yesterday evening.”
Mr Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the last Senate, was arrested last month for allegedly “collecting $25,000 in the name of the EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu”.
The former senator has denied the allegation and described his detention as “unfair, unjust, prearranged and politically motivated.”
The EFCC on January 2 obtained a court order to detain the former senator for 14 days without trial.
PREMIUM TIMES also reported how operatives of the EFCC, searched the…