Suspended accountant-general released


EFCC Arrests 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters in Asaba | THISDAYLIVEThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmad Idris, who was arrested for alleged involvement in N174bn fraud.

Idris was released on bail from the custody of the anti-graft agency on Wednesday night in Abuja, and has since been reunited with his family.

The EFCC Public Relations Officer, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this to our correspondent on Thursday.

“The suspended Accountant-General is out on bail. He was released on Wednesday night,” Uwujaren said

Three days after his arrest, Idris was suspended by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, to enable him to stand trial.

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