Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday evening raided the residence of the immediate past governor of Zamfara state, Ahaji Abdulaziz Yari.
Mr Tony Orilade told newsmen in Abuja on Monday that “we did visit the former governor’s residence in respect of ongoing investigation.
It was learnt that the EFCC operatives arrived the house situated off Sokoto Road in Talata-Mafara around 6 p.m.
“Their operation lasted for five hours and no movement was allowed during the operations
It was also gathered that they were also at the former governor’s brother’s house.
Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, the spokesman to the former governor who also confirmed the visitation said “it is true that operatives of the EFCC were at the residence of His Excellency in Talata Mafara yesterday.
“My principal is aware of their coming and they were able to check all the rooms and offices and after several hours of searching, they left.