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EFCC arrests ex-Gov Akpabio’s brother for defrauding Reps member

02 November 2016, 17:51

Port Harcourt - The Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Ibanga Akpabio, the younger brother of ex-Governor Godswill Akpabio for defrauding a member of the House of Reps.

Ibanga, who is the current Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State was arrested on Tuesday.

He is currently being detained at the Zonal offices of the EFCC in Port Harcourt, reports Sahara Reporters.

He is also being interrogated over allegations of fraud and money laundering according to EFCC operatives.

Before his arrest on Tuesday, a telephone recording of Ibanga Akpabio where he bragged about his connections with security agencies as well as the chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has gone viral on the social media.

- News 24


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