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We’ve not cleared anyone involved in fraud at Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs – EFCC


The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, has denied studies that it has cleared some individuals mentioned to be concerned in monetary misappropriations on the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Growth.

In an announcement by EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale tagged ‘Setting the Information Straight on Investigations of Humanitarian Ministry’, the anti-graft company maintained that investigations are nonetheless ongoing and the Fee has thus far recovered N32.7 billion and $445,000 from the Ministry.

Oyewale who didn’t point out any title mentioned the Fee issued the assertion following the rising tide of commentaries and insinuations that some individuals have been exonerated in the middle of the investigation.

The spokesperson, who careworn that the investigations weren’t focused at any individual however monetary malfeasance in workplace defined, On the outset of investigations, previous and suspended officers of the Humanitarian Ministry have been invited by the Fee and investigations into the alleged fraud involving them have yielded the restoration of N32.7 billion and $445,000 thus far.

“Discreet investigations by the EFCC have opened different fraudulent dealings involving Covid-19 funds, the World Financial institution mortgage, Abacha recovered loot launched to the Ministry by the Federal Authorities to execute its poverty alleviation mandate.

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