- Joe Igbokwe has made a strong claim regarding one of the possessions of embattled Federation Accounting Officer Ahmed Idris
- In a Facebook post on Sunday , May 22, Igbokwe claimed that a new N4.5 billion Kano market was owned by Idris
- The APC chief further stated, that the market will soon be a gathering place for farmers and industry owners
Joe Igbokwe, a chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC). said one of the assets of the suspended Comptroller General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.
According to Igbokwe, who is an aide-de-camp to Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a new , a modern market in Abuja, which is worth N4.5 billion, is owned by Idris.
The ruling party chief added on Sunday May 22 that the market a will be a trading center where farmers can sell their agricultural products directly to ma manufacturers.
He wrote on his Facebook page:
“The newly completed commodity and N4.5bn foreign exchange market in Kano is owned by embattled Federation Accountant-General Ahmed Idris.
“This is the first phase of the largest commodities market in Africa, where farmers can collect agricultural products and sell them directly to industry.
“Idris has allegedly stolen N$80 billion from Treasury.”
EFCC moves arrested Accountant-General to new location, invites his relatives over
Meanwhile, EFCC had taken the recently arrested Accountant with them -General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, from Kano to Abuja.
Sources in the commission said Tuesday May 17 that relatives through whom Idris conducted the fraudulent deals has been invited for serious questioning for which he is being held.
One of the sources said:
“The Commission has appointed the AG-F to Interrogation moved from Kano to Abuja He is already working with our detectives.
“So far he is still in custody because EFCC invited some of its relatives and advisers who allegedly executed some questionable or non-existent contracts…”