The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Federation Accountant-General Ahmed Idris for alleged fraud of N80 billion.
Confirming this, a spokesman for the anti-fraud organization, Wilson Uwujaren, said Idris had been arrested after failing to comply with the commission’s response to respond to issues related to fraudulent activities.
“The staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 16, 2022, arrested the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris on expenditure and money laundering of up to N80billion (Eighty Billion. Naira only).
The Commission’s certified intelligence unit revealed that the AGF seized funds through fraudulent negotiations and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and those close to them. ”