Suspended AGF: Finally, EFCC Reveals Amount It Recovered From Embattled Ahmed Idris
- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reeled out its milestones for the year 2022
- At the ministerial briefing in Abuja on Thursday, December 15 the commission's chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa said it recovered billions from looters
- Bawa revealed that N30billion was also recovered from the ongoing investigation on the suspended AGF Ahmed Idris
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In the mix of the alleged N80 billion fraud perpetrated by Ahmed Idris, the suspended and embattled accountant-general of the federation, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed fresh updates.
As reported by the New Telegraph, the EFCC stated that it was able to recover N30 billion from the embattled Idris during the course of investigations, and interrogations into the scandal.
The commission's chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa reeled out this fact on Thursday, December 15 at the ministerial briefing.
Bawa speaks on recovered looted assets and auctioning
While speaking at the briefing, the EFCC boss revealed that the suspended AGF is currently undergoing prosecution of over N109 billion in fraud.
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Reeling out the achievement of the commission from the beginning of the year, Bawa disclosed that the commission had recoveries of N134, 33,759,574.25, $121,769,076.30, £21,020.00, €156,925.00, ¥21,350.00, CFA300, 000.00 among others.
Similarly, Bawa revealed that 3,615 culprits were convicted in one year while also revealing that the nationwide auctioning of forfeited cars will also follow with that of house auctioning.
2023 elections: EFCC makes biting revelation about Nigerian politicians
In Nigeria, corruption has a way of fighting back despite mechanisms put in place by the federal government to end it.
This was the position of the EFCC on Wednesday, December 14, when it spoke on the activities of some corrupt politicians.
According to the commission, Nigeria will still have issues with corruption as long as citizens continue to celebrate corrupt leaders.
EFCC's Bawa names Buhari's APC ally under serious investigation for fraud
Meanwhile, the EFCC on Thursday, December 15, informed Nigerians that it is still investigating Orji Uzor Kalu's N7.1bn fraud case.
The chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, disclosed in Abuja that the matter is still in court.
Kalu is one of the APC bigwigs who expressed interest to run for the presidential seat ahead of the 2023 general elections.