The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano.
He was arrested at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos, at about 8:30pm.
The arrest came barely hours after attending the inauguration of his successor, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo.
He was said to have been arrested on is way to Texas, United States of America.
Obiano, had been on the commission’s watchlist.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest.