Recall that Babalele Abdullahi, ex Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s son in-law was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) some days ago. However, there are recent reports that he has been released.
Additionally, Abdullahi is an associate of Atiku Abubakar and Finance Director of companies owned by the Wazirin Adamawa.
Segun Sowunmi, Atiku’s spokesman, confirmed the development Tuesday morning, on Twitter.
“Atiku Abubakar’s son in-law has been released. That is the way to go. Thank you is in order”, he tweeted.
Additionally, earlier on Monday, EFCC confirmed they had begun investigation of alleged money laundering against Abdullahi.
Spokesman for the EFCC, Mr. Tony Orilade stated:
“We are investigating a case of money laundering against Abdullahi. We shall speak at the appropriate time”.
He however declined to disclose the figure involved in the laundering allegation against Abdullahi.