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EFCC arrests AGF over alleged N80bn fraud

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EFCC arrests AGF over alleged N80bn fraud

Ahmed Idris


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 N80billion( Eighty Billion Naira only).

Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity of EFCC stated this in a statement issued on Monday.

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.

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

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

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EFCC arrests AGF over alleged N80bn fraud

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