Just In! EFCC Arrests Nigeria’s Accountant General For N80bn Fraud

The Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, has been arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Idris was arrested on Monday in connection with the diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80 billion.

Ahmed Idris

“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,” Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity, stated.

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