- Following the fall of Ahmed Idris, the search for a Federation News Accountant-General has begun
- It is believed that 20 names have been found submitted by the Permanent Secretary to assume the new role
- Meanwhile, only directors who are on the Level 17 radar on or before January 1, 2020 will be considered for the Rolle
FCT, Abuja – No fewer than 20 directors line up to replace embattled former accountant- Federation General Ahmed Idris, who was recently fired over an alleged N80 billion fraud.
As reported by the PUNCH newspaper, the Office of the Head of the Federation Public Service issued a circular confirming that the search for a new physical AGF has begun.
It we d also believed that the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Finance has submitted several lists for consideration.
Career AGF, Anamekwe has been replaced
However, while chasing continues with a new AGF, the Daily Trust newspaper reported that Mr. Sylva Okolieaboh, a director of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) department, has succeeded Chukwuyere Anamekwe as acting General Accountant of the Federation (AGF).
As the newspaper reported, Anamekwe was appointed on the premise of a caretaker after Ahmed Idris was forced out of the position.
Anamekwe is reported to be filling a caretaker role was transferred, also on the radar of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), a reason which most likely also informed his successor.
Ahmed Idris regains freedom from EFCC detention
In another development g, The embattled Ahmed Idris has reportedly been released from EFCC custody.
Idris, who is being jailed by the EFCC for questioning after several failed attempts $80 billion fraud Dollars accused.
Sources close to the family revealed that the embattled Federation Accountant-General was released on Wednesday, June 1
EFCC probes Malami’s aides for allegedly selling presidential pardon
The EFCC has opened an investigation into the allegation and is set to investigate the aides, according to a Justice Department insider, Punch reports.
Part of the allegation is that Malami’s aides were involved in processing the list of people who were granted the pardon, including former Governor Joshua Dariye and ex-Governor Jolly Nyame by Taraba.