EFCC has no Accountant in charge of N13bn NIA loot – Official

By Chimezie Godfrey

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the Commission has no accountant by name Jafaru Mohammed in charge of N13bn NIA loot contrary to online news report.

In a statement signed by its Head of Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, the Commission said the allegation was false and aimed at misleading the public.

Uwujaren stated,”The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to a report by an online news medium, Peoples Gazette, alleging that a certain Jafaru Mohammed whom it claimed stole N10.9billion from the NIA Ikoyi loot is an accountant of the EFCC.

“The claim is false and intended to mislead the public.  For the avoidance of doubt, the EFCC has no accountant by name, Jafaru Mohammed and could not have appointed him to serve in another agency.

“It is infantile to suggest that the Commission would appoint an accountant for the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, which is not a department of the EFCC.”

The Commission enjoined the public to discountenance the report which is dripping with mischief for which Peoples Gazette has become notorious.