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EFCC invites ex-governor Al-Makura, wife

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29 July 2021 4:02 AM GMT
EFCC invites ex-governor Al-Makura, wife
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 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited  former Governor of Nasarawa State and serving senator, Tanko Al-Makura, and his wife, Mairo, over alleged corruption. A source at the commission disclosed this on Wednesday evening. As of the time of filing this report, the couple were being grilled by operatives of the anti-graft agency at […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited former Governor of Nasarawa State and serving senator, Tanko Al-Makura, and his wife, Mairo, over alleged corruption.

A source at the commission disclosed this on Wednesday evening. As of the time of filing this report, the couple were being grilled by operatives of the anti-graft agency at its headquarters in Abuja.

The source did not give details of the allegation against the ex-governor and his wife.

Spokesperson of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren when contacted by the correspondent declined comment on the couple’s arrest.

Al-Makura was the Governor of Nasarawa State between 2011 and 2019 before he was elected as Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District at the National Assembly.

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