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EFCC Arrests Aide of Outgoing Top Lagos Judge As Embassy Blows Whistle

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC are have arrested a personal aide of  an outgoing top judge in Lagos.

Reports said investigations have  revealed that hundreds of millions have been traced to  the account of the outgoing judge’s aide. Other  aides have been fingered for playing various roles.One of them has resigned.

It was further learnt that a  foreign embassy  blew the whistle after taking a look at  the  statement of account of the judge’s personal assistant. The embassy’s alert triggered EFCC to investigate the aide.

Already houses running into millions of Naira at Lekki and other estates have been traced to the judge’s aide.Mercedes  Benz cars  worth N50m have  been linked to the aide.

The arrested aide is daid to have made confessional statement to the effect that he has been keeping the funds on behalf of his boss.He also admitted that he has also cornered some funds for personal use.

It was learnt that there are efforts being made to cover up the scandal. But insiders  are urging EFCC not to mess up the case. Huge bribery  attempts to  stop the case are believed to have been contemplated.

How far anybody can go to kill this story remains to be seen since it was a foreign embassy that blew the whistle.

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