The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the immediate-past governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano, and his wife, Ebelechukwu Obiano, from detention.
Afriupdate News had reported that the former governor was arrested on Thursday night on his way out of Nigeria.
Recall that Obiano had on Thursday completed his two-term tenure of eight years in office as Anambra governor.
The former governor who had been on the Commission’s watchlist was arrested at the Murtala Mohammad International Airport Lagos at about 8.30pm as he prepared to board a flight to Houston, USA.
The sixty-six years old Willie Obiano spent his first night as former Governor of Anambra State in the custody of the anti-graft agency.