The Economic and Financial crimes commission, EFCC has arrested the immediate past Gov of Anambra state, Mr Willie Obiano at the Lagos airport at about 8 pm, on Thursday.

According to reliable sources, Mr. Obiano was arrested by eagle-eyed operatives of the EFCC while trying to escape Nigeria for Houston in the United States of America on Thursday night

While reasons for his arrest are yet to be confirmed there are rumours that it is connected to financial impropriety while in office.

Meanwhile, EFCC Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the arrest on Thursday, and stated that the ex-governor had been detained in Lagos pending further actions by the anti-graft agency.