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PDP leaders visit Fani-Kayode, others in EFCC detention

03 November 2016, 09:05

Abuja - A delegation of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Caretaker Committee and other top members of the party led by its Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Wednesday visited some prominent members of the party who are in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Vanguard

Members of the delegation included the PDP National Secretary, Senator Ben Obi; the National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye, the National Organising Secretary, Senator Abdul Ningi; a former Special Adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Akin Osuntokun; cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola, Senator Ughesi and Hajiya Binta Kuraye.

They arrived the EFCC at 2.30pm where they met a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode; a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro; a former FCT Minister,  Senator Bala Mohammed; and a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Media, Dr. Reuben Abati.

Also read: EFCC to arraign Obanikoro, Fani-Kayode in November

The delegation encouraged all the suspects that they visited and expressed full solidarity with them.

They further said that they were happy to see that despite their challenges and unwarranted detention,they were still strong and in high spirits while urging them to keep the flag flying.

News 24 recalls Four senators from the PDP and  the All Progressives Congress had also on Tuesday visited the EFCC custody to show solidarity with the detainees, who are being quizzed for alleged financial mismanagement while in office.

- News 24

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