Willie Obiano, the immediate-past governor of Anambra State, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
Obiano was reportedly arrested around 9.00pm on Thursday.
It was gathered the former Governor was on his way to Houston, Texas in the United States.
He was arrested hours after he handed over to Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo.
EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the arrest.