EFCC Lists Serving Governors, Others As Part Of Those They Are Investigating

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that it is investigating some serving and ex-governors for corruption.

According to the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, the commission is also investigating fronts being used by some political leaders to carry out fraudulent activities.

The anti-graft boss however did not give the name or details of those being investigated as he noted that such will jeopardize on-going investigations.

Magu made this known while speaking at a press conference marking the 2020 Democracy Day in Abuja on Thursday.

He noted, “We are on course in all the cases we are prosecuting, our scorecard in the area of conviction is 2,240 in the last five years and we covered assets in excess of N980bn, with quite a large array of non-monetary assets. We are also investigating serving and former governors and questioning those conniving with them.”

Meanwhile, Naija News reports former Imo State governor and current Senator representing has disagreed with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the agency’s claim that it recovered N7.9 billion from him.

Okorocha in his statement on Friday also challenged the EFCC to investigate its personnel credited with the statement and if found to be false, the agency should publicly retract the story and tell Nigerians the truth.

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