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BREAKING: EFCC Declares Former Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello Wanted

The EFCC has declared former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello wanted due to ongoing investigations into alleged financial misappropriation and corruption charges.

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BREAKING: EFCC Declares Former Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello wanted

The EFCC has declared former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello wanted due to ongoing investigations into alleged financial misappropriation and corruption charges.

This move follows a recent standoff between Bello and the EFCC, with the ex-governor managing to leave his residence discreetly.

Bello’s legal team argues the agency’s actions disregard court orders and amount to a witch hunt.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello wanted, escalating tensions between the anti-graft agency and the ex-governor.

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VerseNews reports that the announcement comes amid ongoing investigations into alleged financial misappropriation and corruption charges against Bello.

The decision to declare the former governor wanted follows a series of recent confrontations between Bello and the EFCC. Earlier this week, the agency attempted to arrest him at his residence in Abuja, but Bello managed to leave the premises discreetly with the assistance of Kogi Governor Usman Ododo.

Bello’s departure from his home occurred despite the EFCC’s presence, raising questions about the anti-corruption agency’s ability to enforce legal measures against the former governor. Bello’s supporters have since criticized the EFCC for allegedly acting on politically motivated grounds.

In a statement released by the EFCC, the agency accused Bello of evading its attempts to bring him in for questioning and facing trial. They urged anyone with information on his whereabouts to come forward, promising legal action against those who obstruct their investigation.

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The former governor’s legal team has responded to the EFCC’s declaration, arguing that the agency is disregarding court orders and accused them of conducting a witch hunt. They maintain that Bello is innocent and will contest the charges against him.

EFCC Declares Yahaya Bello Wanted

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This development marks a significant escalation in the conflict between the EFCC and Yahaya Bello. The outcome of the legal battle and the ongoing investigation will have major implications for the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

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