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EFCC Reportedly Seize Obi Cubana’s Passport, Says He Is Still In Their Custody

EFCC Reportedly Seize Obi Cubana’s Passport, Says He Is Still In Their Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly seized the passport of billionaire businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu, better known as Obi Cubana.

According to reports from The Punch, the seizure of his travel document was to prevent him from leaving the country while under investigation.

Contrary to earlier reports, the anti-graft agency quizzed the Anambra-born socialist for the second day on Tuesday at its Abuja, Jabi headquarters.

A source stated, “Obi Cubana has not been released, he is still having quality sessions with investigators over alleged money laundering running into millions of naira and tax fraud.

“He will be released when he has satisfactorily responded to all questions relating to his involvement in various illegal deals. As part of the investigation, his travel document has been temporarily seized pending the conclusion of investigations.”

The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed that the suspect is still in custody, however, he noted that he has no information on the seizure of his passport.

Obi Cubana was arrested by the EFCC on Monday, 1st November 2021 for alleged money laundering and tax fraud.

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