The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly , Olakunle Oluomo, has been arrested by the Anti-Graft Agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) , over allegations of offences connected with financial crimes.
Oluomo was picked on Thursday at the Murtala Mohammed Airport , Ikeja, Lagos by the operatives of EFCC following a tip off.
Sources informed Channels Television’s judiciary correspondent, Shola Soyele that he was picked by officials of the EFCC to answer questions not unconnected with an alleged financial crimes
The leadership of the Commission has kept mum over the arrest but are expected to issue a statement shortly.
However, a source within the Commission admitted that the Ogun tate Speaker had been invited by the EFCC several times but failed to honour the invitations
Reports revealed that , he was undergoing further grilling in the custody of the agency.
Meanwhile, the Ogun tate House of Assembly has remained calm after the arrest of the Speaker by the EFCC Operatives
Athough the situation remaind calm, the gate leading to the assembly remains shut , as men of the Nigerian Civil Defence Corps manned the entrance gate.
Also, the entrance to the area was restricted as visitors in and out side the complex were turned back.