EFCC arrests Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, in connection with  diversion of funds and money laundering  activities to the tune of N80billion( Eighty Billion Naira only).

This was disclosed in a statement by EFCC Spokesman, Wilson uwujaren.


According to the EFCC Spokesman, 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.

The funds were laundered through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.

Mr. Idris was arrested after failing to honour invitations by the EFCC to respond to issues connected to the fraudulent acts, Uwujaren said.