EFCC confirms Reuben Abati’s release

Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), its Spokesperson, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed on Saturday.

Reuben Abati

Uwujaren told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was released to a surety without further conditions.

It had earlier been reported that Abati confirmed his own release on Saturday morning and was “putting up somewhere in Abuja’’.

The ex-presidential aide turned himself to the EFCC on Oct. 21 after he was accused of receiving N50 million from detained former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki.

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