Corruption: EFCC recovers N413.5m in Gombe zone in 2019 — Official

The Gombe Zone of the and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) on Monday said no fewer than 73 were convicted and a total of N413.5 million was recovered in 2019 commission. The Gombe zonal office comprises of Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe and Taraba .

Bello Bajoga, EFCC Spokesman in the zone, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  a total sum of $49,200 was also recovered in the year under .“The Gombe Zonal office of the Commission in 2019 recorded 73 convictions of corrupt and recovered N423.5 million.“

Also in the year under , the zonal office received a total of 349 petitions, referred 21 petitions to other agencies investigation and accredited 317 investigation.“ Equally, we rejected 32 petitions due to lack of merit and  investigated 317 cases,”  Bajoga said.He said in the year under ,  297 suspects were detained, five females.( NAN)