Feb 9, 2023

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N80bn Fraud: More Trouble as EFCC Pins Fresh Allegations on Ahmed Idris – Legit.ng

  • Seems like suspended chief accountant Ahmed Idris has finally hit rock bottom as the EFCC presses new allegations against him
  • Idris, recently arrested has been linked to him by the EFCC is said to have been involved in an $80 billion scam abroad during his tenure

FCT, Abuja – No fewer than 17 properties across London, Dubai, Abuja, and Kano have been traced back to embattled chief accountant Ahmed Idris.

How by PUNCH, a source for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), who said Latest Disclosed Development said the alleged proxies were used to acquire some of the properties.

It is recalled that after the arrest of Idris by the EFCC, the Finance Minister, b Budget and nati After onal planning, Zainab Ahmed ordered the accused’s immediate suspension.

Meanwhile, the agency’s source said, the results of the preliminary investigation revealed that Idris had acquired the accused’s real estate while he was still in office and failed to report them to the Code of Conduct Bureau as part of his legal obligation.

The source said:

“Approximately 17 homes in London, Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Dubai have been traced to him. In Abuja, some of the houses are in managed settlements.”

How Ahmed Idris Was Arrested

According to the anti-graft agency, the suspect was arrested arrested after failing to comply with invitations issued to him for alleged fraudulent activities

Following his arrest, the federal government, through the Treasury Department, issued a statement on Wednesday, May 18, requesting his immediate suspension known for the duration of the investigation.

The suspension of the attacked accounting officer, as stated in the statement, corresponds to the legal requirements of the public service.

EFCC checks Malami’s aides for alleged sale of presidential pardon

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

Part of the allegation is that Malami’s aides were involved in editing the list of people who were granted the pardon, such as former Gov. Joshua Dariye and ex -Gov. Jolly Nyame of Taraba.

Nomination forms: EFCC writes INEC, requires parties to submit bank details from applicants

In another report, the Economic and and Financial Crimes (EFCC) a discreet investigation into the finances of the country’s 18 political parties and their presidential candidates.

This followed the huge fees paid for candidates’ expressions of interest and nomination forms, who were vying for various elective posts in the parties.

The Anti-Graft Agency has therefore asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to provide it with the bank accounts and other financial details of the political parties available to s tell.