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EFCC seizes Fani-Kayode’s passport, detains ex-gov Yero

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized the passport belonging to a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, The PUNCH has learnt.

The former minister, who served as the Director of Publicity of the Goodluck Jonathan during the 2015 presidential election, was arrested on Monday last week for receiving N840m.

The money, which Fani-Kayode admitted to receiving, was said to have emanated from the account of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The ex-minister had, however, insisted that he did not know that the money emanated from the CBN because he was assured by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party that the money was sourced from private individuals.

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