BREAKING : Again, EFCC Arrest Frank Ayade, Two Cross River Govt Officials

Dr. Frank Ayade
About a year after the younger brother of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State Dr. Frank Ayade was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission over alleged N2.7 billion fraud, he has found himself in the net of the anti-craft agency again.

Ayade Junior, touted by many as a very influential figure in his brother's administration to the point of being nicknamed a Co-Governor was reportedly arrested in an unknown First Bank branch in Abuja when he was allegedly trying to deposit undisclosed amount of money.

According to a source familiar with the development, he was arrested on Monday and brought to Calabar where his house, located in State Housing Estate was thoroughly searched.

Also, the Governor's relative who is the State's Account General, Joseph Adie and the Commissioner of Finance, Asuquo Ekpenyong were allegedly arrested and taken to Abuja on Tuesday in connection to his arrest.

The  source however disclosed that the dou and Ayade who were in EFCC custody for over three days  were released on bail yesterday, Thursday February 22.

At the time of filing this report, efforts to reach EFCC to confirm the arrest was unsuccessful.
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