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EFCC ARRESTS ACCOUNTANT GENERAL AHMED IDRIS OVER N80BN FRAUD



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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Nigeria’s Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.
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He was arrested on Monday, May 16, 2022 over allegation of funds diversion and money laundering to the tune of N80billion.
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Spokesperson of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, who made this known in a statement said the commission acted on verified intelligence against Idris.
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“AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.
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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 to respond to issues connected to the alleged fr@udulent acts,” Uwujaren said in the statement.

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