Hotmedia
LATESTBUSINESSECONOMYLEGALSECURITY

Breaking: EFCC Arrests Accountant-General, Idris Over N80billion Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, over N80billion fraud.

The EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren confirmed his arrest in a statement issued on Monday evening.

He said Idris was arrested after failing to honour the commission’s invitations to respond to issues connected to the fraudulent act.

“Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 16, 2022, arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80 billion( Eighty Billion Naira only),” Uwujaren’s statement read.

“The Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.”

According to the EFCC, the funds were laundered via real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.

Related posts

Report: Nigeria, Chad Top List Of Countries With Lowest Life Expectancy Globally, Worse Than

Hotmedia

Exclusive: How Okorocha, Uzodinma’s Party Control Fight Tears APC NWC Apart

Hotmedia

Multiple Attacks By Terrorists: Buhari Must Face Resignation Or Impeachment – HURIWA Demands

Hotmedia

Travel: Germany’s Immigration Law Creates New Job Opportunities For Nigerians, Others

Hotmedia

Fresh Military Coup In Africa: As Gabon Soldiers Seize Power, Cancelled Election Results, ‘Regime’ Ended

Hotmedia

So Sad: Prison Officer Kills Self Over Inability To Pay House Rent, Electricity Bill

Hotmedia

Leave a Comment