EFCC Arrest Accountant-General Of The Federation Over Alleged 80 Billion Naira Fraud


Reports have it that the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arrested the accountant general of the federation identified as Ahmed Idris over fraud.

It was accounted that Idris was nabbed in Kano after he turned down the anti-graft agency’s invitation to answer questions regarding the misappropriation of 80 billion naira.

The development was made known through a statement released by the agency that reads;

“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.

“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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