JUST IN: Immigration Places Yahaya Bello on Watchlist

The Federal Government on Thursday put the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello,  on its watchlist to prevent him from escaping from the country.

The Nigerian Immigration Service, in a circular dated April 18, 2024 and signed by Assistant Comptroller of Immigration DS Umar, for the Comptroller-General, Kemi Nandap, alerted the police and the Department of State Services to effect the former governor’s arrest.

The circular, a copy of which was sighted by Africa Health Report informs that copies were sent to the DSS and the police. It detailed the name, nationality and passport number of the former Governor (B50083321).

As observed by AHR, the NIS’ circular read, “I am directed to inform you that the above-named person has been placed on the watch list.

“Suffice to mention that the subject is being prosecuted before the Federal High Court Abuja for Conspiracy, Breach of Trust and Money Laundering vide letter Ref; CR; 3000/EFCC/LS/EGCS.1/ TE/Vide/1/279 dated April 18, 2024.

“If seen at any entry or exit point, he should be arrested and referred to the Director of Investigation or contact 08036226329/07039617304 for further action.”


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