From Elohor Igbru, Abuja
Less than 24 hours after he handed over to new Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willy Obiano has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, InfantNG has learnt.
The former governor was arrested on Thursday hours after leaving office.
He handed over to Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo.
Obiano was said to be arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, while on his way to the United States at about 8.30pm.
Ex-gov Obiano’s wife, Ebelechukwu had earlier caused a drama during the inauguration of the new governor when she slapped Mrs Bianca Ojukwu at the event.
The incident occurred immediately after Soludo took his oath of office.
The dignitaries including former Gov Obiano were already seated when Mrs Obiano stepped in and moved to the front row where the widow of Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu was seated and slapped her.
The action drew the attention of security agents and some personalities who pulled Mrs Obiano off the hold of Bianca who was visibly shocked at the action.