Feb 9, 2023

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Embattled Ahmed Idris Implicates Top Government Officials, as EFCC Discovers Another N90bn – Legit.ng

  • The investigation into the fraud allegation against the suspended Comptroller General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has taken on a new dimension
  • Preliminary investigation by the Ministry of Economy The Commission on Financial Crimes (EFCC) has uncovered new facts
  • However, the EFCC has denied that the investigation into the embattled Ahmed Idris continues with some of his associates on the watch list
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FCT, Abuja – New reports have confirmed that the suspended Auditor General of the Federation , Ahmed Idris, has revealed senior government officials involved in the fraud allegations against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

According to the newspaper Nation Ongoing Investigations The Anti-Graft Agency Has A For Progress point reached after another N90 billion fraud case was discovered in the process.

Ahmed Idris now faces N170 billion fraud allegation – EFCC

This means AGF Idris is fighting a N170 billion fraud allegation with the EFCC.

The EFCC said no fewer than 17 properties in London, Dubai, Abuja and Kano are on the embattled AGF Idris.

The permanent secretary is reportedly one of the top officials involved after being implicated in connection with a transaction involving the embattled AGF.

Similarly, an unnamed minister is under EFCC surveillance who has also been accused of involvement in the fraudulent activities.

Meanwhile, sources also indicate that AGF Idris has pledged some of the money he is investing in fraudulently acquired to repay into government coffers.

The source said:

“So far, EFCC Chair Abdulrasheed Bawa and his team have made significant Progress made.

“The I This is one of the biggest scandals uncovered by the Bawa government.

“Based on preliminary investigations, the suspended AGF will now stand at N170 billion. Detectives are still digging deeper into his activities in office.

“Since his arrest on May 16, he has made useful revelations, including some suspicious accounts and transactions.”

Ahmed Idris confesses, implicates ministers, others

The source revealed that a list of some senior government officials was compiled through his confession, and that list of senior government officials had a transaction or two with him at the Accountant’s Office -General.

The source added:

“As part of his disclosures during the investigation, a state secretary was invited and questioned by the EFCC last week.


“The Secretary of State is currently on bail and his freedom of movement is restricted to Abuja. The Secretary of State made a useful statement to investigators. A minister was also involved. We need to verify if the ties to the minister were genuine or if the suspect was just desperately trying to capture others.”

EFCC takes Malami’s aide to the test over alleged presidential pardon sale

The EFCC has opened an investigation into the allegation and is set to investigate the aides, Punch reports, according to a Justice Department insider.

Part of the allegation is, that Malami’s aides were involved in editing the list of people who were granted the pardons, such as former governor Joshua Dariye and ex-governor Jolly Nyame of Taraba.< /p>