EFCC To Arraign Former Nigerian Accountant General Over N109 Billion Alleged Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Friday, July 22, 2022, summon a previous Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris before Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja.




He is to be docked close by three others: Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Kudu Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited on a 14 count charge of taking and criminal break of trust to the tune of N109, 485,572,691.9


Count one of the charge peruses, "That you, Ahmed Idris among February and December, 2021 at Abuja in the Abuja Judicial Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, being a civil servant by ethicalness of your situation as the Accountant General of the Federation acknowledged from Olusegun Akindele, a satisfaction in the total amount of N15,136,221,921.46 ( Fifteen Billion, One Hundred and Thirty Six Million, Two Hundred and Twenty One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twenty One Naira and Forty Six Kobo) which aggregate was switched over completely to the United States Dollars by the said Olusegun Akindele and which total didn't frame part of your legitimate compensation however as a rationale in speeding up the installment of 13% determination to the nine (9) oil creating States in the Federation, through the workplace of the Accountant General of the Federation, and you in this way dedicated an offense in opposition to Section 155 of the Penal Code Act Cap 532 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990 and culpable under a similar segment".


Count eight peruses, "That you, Ahmed Idris while being the Accountant General of the Federation and Godfrey Olusegun Akindele while being the Technical Assistant to the Accountant General of the Federation among February and November, 2021, at Abuja in the Abuja Judicial Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, in such limit, depended with specific property, indeed: N84,390,000,000(Eighty-Four Billion, Three Hundred and Ninety Million Naira) serious lawbreaker break of confidence in regard of the said property, when you unscrupulously got the expressed aggregate from the Federal Government of Nigeria through Godfrey Olusegun Akindele exchanging under the name and style of Olusegun Akindele and Co., and you subsequently dedicated an offense culpable under Section 315 of the Penal Code Act Cap 532 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990"

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