Friday, 30 September 2016

How we recovered over N1bn from politicians, others in Niger Delta within seven months – EFCC

The South-South office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has disclosed that over N1bn was recovered from politicians and other cases in the geo-political zone.
EFCC’s South-South Zonal Head, Ishaq Salihu made this disclosure while addressing protesters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, during a protest by the Coalition of Civil Rights Organisations, Concerned Youths and the Ijaw Nation Worldwide over the probe of the former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
Salihu explained that the amount which was recovered between January and September falls into two categories.
According to Salihu, “Between January 2 and September 2 alone, the EFCC South-South office has recovered N1.30 billion. What I said can be verified, there are records on that.