Oct 19, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Senate Reveals Those Behind the Greatest Corruption in Nigeria

  • The Nigerian Senate has released details of some corrupt activity in federal ministries, ministries and agencies
  • Senator Matthew Urhoghide, the chairman of the Senate Public Finance Committee rejected proposals that corruption is mainly committed by politicians
  • Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the EFCC, has also raised concerns about spending by many government agencies

FCT, Abuja – The Senate Public Accounts Committee (SPAC) has claimed that officials are more corrupt than the political class. < / p>

Senator Matthew Urhoghide, chairman of SPAC, made this claim during an exclusive interview with The Punch in Abuja.

He said the committee’s investigation so far has shown that there is institutional corruption in the public sector iege.

Urhoghide said:

“The results of our committee showed that the public assets stolen from the system were not stolen by politicians.

“We uncovered billions of naira stolen from MDA accounts. How many politicians have that much money? ”

The SPAC chairman says officials commit the greatest corruption

The legislature accused ministries, departments and Authorities to spend billions of funds regardless.

He insisted that the greatest abuse of public funds be committed by public officials.

EFCC pulls N1 billion returned from an official

Urhogide’s claims come weeks after Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said his agency had over N1 billion. An official’s account reclaimed by the bank.

According to The Cable, Bawa stated that the officer on duty is currently under investigation by the EFCC.

He expressed concern that many government agencies have run out of audit reports since their inception. < / p>

EFCC investigates corruption in the real estate sector

In the meantime, the EFCC has identified the real estate sector as the main channel for money laundering.

Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the EFCC, stated that the anti-transplant agency is tracking properties in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt, Daily Trust reported.

He made the unveiling on Thursday June 17th at the media briefing organized by the Presidential Communication Team at State House, Abuja.