Babalele Abdullahi, an associate of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been released by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Abdullahi also doubles as Atiku’s son in-law and Finance Director of companies owned by the Wazirin Adamawa.
Segun Sowunmi, Atiku’s spokesman, confirmed the development Tuesday morning on Twitter saying, “Atiku Abubakar’s son in-law has been released. That is the way to go. Thank you is in order”.
EFCC had on Monday said it had begun investigation of alleged money-laundering against Abdullahi. EFCC acting spokesman of EFCC, Tony Orilade, stated: “We are investigating a case of money laundering against Abdullahi. We shall speak at the appropriate time”.