EFCC recovers N130m from alleged treasury looters in Kwara

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

In continuation of its efforts at recovering misappropriated funds, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered additional N130 million from suspected treasury looters in Kwara State of Nigeria.

Oseni Kazeem Oluwasina, Zonal Head of EFCC in Ilorin, stated this when he visited Governor AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman at the Government House Wednesday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, says agency report.

Governor AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman of Kwara State

Oluwasina said: “It’s my pleasure to pay the governor a courtesy visit. We felt obliged to pay him a courtesy visit and identify with his good governance.

“It is when there is good governance that the populace will enjoy the dividends of democracy.

“Let me used this occasion to announce to the governor the additional recovery of N130million from treasury looters for the state government.

“We are here to deter people from committing economic and financial crimes in the society.

“We all know that crime is inevitable in our society but the EFCC is here to fish out the criminal elements and deal with them according to the provisions of the law.

According to the Zonal Head of EFCC, “the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Umar Muhammed, has directed that we must act in accordance with the provisions of the law and that is not negotiable. We will continue to operate within the provisions of the law.

“We appreciate your supports so far and we also want more supports from the state government and the entire people.”

He said: “We want the people to come out and give us information that will assist the commission to know the criminal elements in society.”

Governor AbdulRahman was said to have reiterated his total support for the anti-graft Commission in its fight against economic and financial crimes in the country.

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