More Troubles For AGF Ahmed Idris As EFCC Makes New Discovery

More Troubles For AGF Ahmed Idris As EFCC Makes New Discovery

As the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission discovers new findings, the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, is in further difficulty.

At least 17 properties have been linked to the beleaguered AGF, according to Nigeria’s anti-graft agency.

The EFCC detained the accountant-general for fraud of N80 billion on Monday, according to Naija02.

The committee said in a previous statement that the AGF amassed vast sums of money via phony consultancies and other criminal operations using proxies, family members, and close allies.

The money was allegedly laundered via Kano and Abuja real estate transactions.

Following the initial finding, Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, suspended Idris, who is presently being probed by the anti-graft agency.

An EFCC officer who spoke on the condition of anonymity to The PUNCH about the new finding regarding the beleaguered AGF said the properties related to Idris are in Kano, Lagos, Abuja, Dubai, and London.

However, early investigations revealed that the nation’s top accountant apparently purchased several of these properties via proxies.

According to him, the commission would need to invite some of the accountant-proxies. general’s

According to the investigator, these assets were bought while Idris was in office and were not declared to the Code of Conduct Bureau, as required by law.

About 17 houses in London, Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Dubai have been traced to him. In Abuja, some of the houses are located in serviced estates,”

the PUNCH quoted the source as saying.

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