The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have just announced the arrest of Alh. Ahmed Idris, the Accountant General of the Federation for N80 billion fraud.
The EFCC said In a statement, that the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, was arrested on Monday, May 16, 2022, in connection with fund diversion and money laundering activities of N80 billion (eighty billion naira).
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According to the statement, the EFCC claimed that the Commission’s verified intelligence revealed that the AGF off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.
Additionally, the Efcc also said the funds were stolen through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.
Mr. Idris was arrested after he failed to reply to the EFCC’s invitations to discuss the fraudulent conduct.
Details to follow shortly….
Source: The EFCC.