The former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has denied news reports that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, stressing that he personally visited the commission’s office to clear his name over some frivolous petition against him.
Kwankwaso said he visited the commission headquarters to give his own side of the story over the allegations, adding that he personally reported to EFCC, where he met with the officials of the anti graft agency for some few hours.
Senator Kwankwaso a former defence minister described the petition as politically motivated concocted by political opponents who are bent on embarrassing him, saying there was no iota of truth on the whole allegation.
“The rumour of my arrest is false and baseless. As a law abiding and respected citizen, I personally visited the commission on Saturday in order to clear my name and exactly that’s what happened”.
“I met with them, the officials of EFCC and told them that I came to clear my name over a petition written since 2015 against me. I provided answers to all the questions raised by the officials” the former governor said.