The Department of State Service (DSS), on Thursday, arrested the wife of former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Vanguard reports.
According to the report, Obanikoro’s wife had sneaked into the country to clear some evidence that linked her husband and two sons to the N4.7 billion that was allegedly collected and laundered through them during the build up to Ekiti governorship election in 2014.
The DSS is said to be working in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate those involved in the transfer of the money which was allegedly collected from the office of the national security adviser under Col. Sambo Dasuki.
Obanikoro has been declared wanted by the anti-graft agency but has remained abroad.
Mrs. Obanikoro was allegedly arrested in their Lagos home while she was attempting to make away with vital documents relating to the case.
The report noted that the DSS was brought in to help arrest her because of the large number of armed police officers guarding her.