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Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has refuted the claims that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Fani-Kayode said he was not arrested and that he only responded to an invitation by the EFCC to appear.
It had been reported earlier on Tuesday that Fani-Kayode was arrested by EFCC for alleged forgery.
EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the development .
He said Fani-Kayode was arrested for forgery and manipulation of documents.
Uwujaren said: “Yes it’s true. It has to do with forgery.”
He said he was granted bail on self-recognition by the EFCC, saying they were very polite and professional
He said: “Just arrived at the George Hotel for dinner. I was never arrested by the EFCC. I was invited & I flew down to Lagos to see them.
“I arrived in their office at 2.00pm & left at 8.30pm. I was granted bail on self recognition. They were very polite & professional. Thanks be to God.”