The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has apprehended the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo.


He was apprehended around 9 am on Thursday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.

Sources told journalists, that he was gotten by authorities of the EFCC to address questions verging on supposed alleged financial crimes.

The leadership of the Commission has kept mute over the arrest, they are supposed to issue a statement shortly.

In any case, a source inside the Commission revealed that the Ogun State Speaker had been invited by the EFCC a few times, however, neglected the invitations.


Oluomo has been taken to the EFCC’s Lagos office for additional questioning.


In the meantime, the Ogun State House of Assembly has remained calm after the arrest of the Speaker by anti-graft operatives.


Although the situation remains calm, the gate leading to the assembly shut as men of the Nigerian Civil Defense Corps monitored the entrance gate.


Also, the entrance to the area was restricted as guests in and outside the complex were turned back



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