There are strong indications that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, May 16, 2022 have arrested the serving Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.
His arrest was in connection with the alleged diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion( Eighty Billion Naira only).
The Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the Accountant General of the Federation allegedly raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.
The funds were allegedly laundered through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.
Idris was arrested after failing to honour invitations by the EFCC to respond to issues connected to the alleged fraudulent acts.