Former governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari is now in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The former governor was arrested today, Sunday, about 5pm.

He is accused of conspiring with Anthony Yaro, Chairman and managing director of Finex Professional for their alleged role in a N84 billion fraud.

The act was carried out with the involvement of the former Accountant General of the Federation.

Investigation into various fraudulent activities by the former AGF may have led to the apprehension of the former governor who is said to have benefitted to the tune of N22bn.

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