Shehu Sani regains freedom from EFCC custody
By Anthony Okafor
Senator Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district in the National Assembly, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, after meeting his bail conditions.
Sani was arrested last month for allegedly collecting $25,000 from a businessman in November 2019, in the name of the EFCC acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu.
However, he has denied the allegation, describing his detention as “unfair, unjust, prearranged and politically motivated.”
Confirming the release, the acting spokesperson, EFCC, Tony Orilade, told iBrandTV he was released yesterday evening after meeting all bail conditions.
It would be recall that the EFCC on January 2 obtained a court order to detain the former senator for 14 days without trial.
iBrandTV gathered that he spent four weeks in the commission’s custody before gaining freedom Thursday evening.
Sani, secured a bail at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday before Justice Inyang Ekwo, in the sum of N10 million with one surety in like sum.