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BREAKING: Accountant-General suspended from office over N80 billion Fraud


The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris has been suspended indefinitely from office following his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC over N80 billion Fraud.

He was suspended on Wednesday by Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning.

POLITICS NIGERIA earlier reported that Idris was picked up by EFCC operatives in Kano and moved to Abuja on Monday after being found culpable in a multi-billion naira fraud involving the ward of Bogus contracts.

Several companies Idris awarded contracts to and used in laundering over N80 billion in public funds have reportedly been linked to his family members and associates.

A statement from the anti-corruption agency on the matter read in part; “The Commission’s verified intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using proxies, family members and close associates.”

His arrest became necessary after he was summoned repeatedly for interrogation but failed to honour invitations.


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