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BREAKING: EFCC arrests Accountant General of the Federation over ‘N80bn Fraud’
 
By: Cletus Sunday Ilobanafor
Mon, 16 May 2022   ||   Nigeria,
 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion.

According to the commission, intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.

The funds were reportedly laundered through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.

Mr. Idris was said to have been arrested after failing to honour invitations by the EFCC to respond to issues connected to the fraudulent acts

 

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