The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it has recovered more than N30 billion out of the N109 billion that was allegedly taken from Idris Ahmed, the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation.
Goldennewsng reports that this was stated by Abdulrasheed Bawa, Chairman of the Commission, at the Ministerial Media Briefing that was held on Thursday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja by the Presidential Communications Team.
On May 16, 2022, EFCC agents apprehended Idris in connection with a series of frauds that were initially estimated to have cost N84 billion.
Three days after his capture, Idris was suspended by the Priest of Money, Spending plan and Public Preparation, Zainab Ahmed, to empower him to confront his test.
According to sources who spoke with The PUNCH, Idris mentioned names, businesses, and a significant sum of money that is the subject of an investigation while he was being questioned.
Bawa listed a number of other recoveries, including N134,33,759,574.25, $121,769,076.30, £21,020.00, €156,925.00, 21,350.00, and CFA300,000.00, as examples of the Commission’s accomplishments from January to December 2022.
Additionally, he disclosed that over 3,615 convictions were recorded during the period, demonstrating that the administration takes its anti-corruption program seriously.
The head of the EFCC said that over 150 houses will be sold to interested buyers after the nationwide auction of forfeited vehicles.
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