EFCC Arrests Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation for N80billion Fraud
By Samuel Ogunsona
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has arrested the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris
Mr Idris was arrested on Monday in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering.
The EFCC in a statement made available to Irohinoodua put the money involved at N80billion.
The EFCC spokesperson, Wilsom Uwujaren said 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.