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EFCC grills ex-governor Al-Makura, wife over alleged corruption

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Sen. Tanko-Al-Makura, Former Governor, Nasarawa State

EFCC grills ex-governor Al-Makura, wife over alleged corruption
Sen. Tanko-Al-Makura, Former Governor, Nasarawa State

By Philomina Attah

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has grilled former governor of Nasarawa State and serving senator, Tanko Al-Makura, and his wife, Mairo, over alleged corruption.

They were invited to the commission’s office in Abuja on Wednesday to answer some questions on alleged corruption.

A source at the commission disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday evening.

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As of the time of filing this report, the couple were being grilled by operatives of the anti-graft agency at its headquarters in Abuja.

The source did not give details of the allegation against the ex-governor and his wife.

Spokesperson of EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren when contacted declined comment on the couple’s arrest.

Al-Makura was the Governor of Nasarawa State between 2011 and 2019 before he was elected as Senator representing Nasarawa South Senatorial District at the National Assembly.