Former Nigerian Secretary to the Federal Government, Babachir Lawal has been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over fraud allegations relating to grass cutting contracts.

Mr. Lawal is detained in the Abuja headquarters of the EFCC where he will face investigators over his role in the controversial contracts. 

Babachir was removed by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2017 following allegations that he diverted aid funds intended for the humanitarian crisis in the North-east Nigeria.


 

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