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Senator Jonah Jang Arrested

Former Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State has been arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Ex-Governor Jonah Jang

The ex-governor who is now a senator, representing Jos North Senatorial District is being interrogated by the EFCC over alleged misappropriation of fund worth N10 billion while in office.

We gathered the lawmaker arrived at the EFCC office in Abuja on Monday April 23rd, 2018 around 11am where he was quizzed for some financial deals linked to him until 6pm when he was released.

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Those in the know squealed to us that the lawmaker was specifically asked to talk on the N2 billion he purportedly diverted from funding small businesses under the Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises. The money which was meant to be used on SMEs, but was allegedly diverted by the former governor to himself.