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EFCC speaks on arrest of Ahmed Idris – Accountant General

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EFCC speaks on arrest of Ahmed Idris - Accountant General

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday evening spoke about arrest of Ahmed Idris – Accountant General, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

ENigeria Newspaper reports that Mr. Ahmed Idris – Accountant General of the Federation allegedly laundered a whopping N80 billion through bogus consultations.

Speaking about the arrest of Ahmed Idris in a statement seen by ENigeria Newspaper and titled, “EFCC Arrests Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation for N80billion Fraud”, the Commission said:

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.

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.

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EFCC speaks on arrest of Ahmed Idris - Accountant General

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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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