In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 12th, June, 2020

EFCC Uncovers 1,000 Ghost Employees In Kwara

EFCC Uncovers 1,000 Ghost Workers In Kwara




The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), Kwara Zonal Workplace, has uncovered 1,000 ghost staff, allegedly smuggled into the payroll of Kwara State Common Fundamental Training Board (KWSUBEB).


The Zonal Head of EFCC, Isyaku Sharu, disclosed this in Ilorin on Thursday, whereas talking with journalists on the fee’s achievements in the course of the lockdown, occasioned by the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


Mr Sharu mentioned the worldwide well being problem posed by the COVID- 19 pandemic shouldn’t be seen as an obstacle to the combat in opposition to corruption.


He, nevertheless, mentioned the zone would dwell as much as its tasks by discharging its duties with strict adherence to social restriction pointers as spelt out by the Presidential Process Pressure (PTF), on COVID- 19.


He mentioned the EFCC additionally made more money restoration of greater than N138 million from alleged treasury looters, for the state.

“You recall that the zone had earlier handed over N374 million to the state Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazak, on two events.

“The zone has additionally uncovered alleged diversion of about N750 million from the Gentle Up Kwara Challenge.

“Funds for the venture, price about N72 million, was utilized in buying a property in Guzape space of Abuja,” he mentioned.


Mr Sharu mentioned one other achievement by EFCC inside 16 months of its operations in Kwara included the interim forfeiture of eight completely different residential buildings inside Ilorin.


The properties price thousands and thousands of naira, he mentioned, additionally included two different residential buildings in Ikoyi, Lagos.

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He mentioned the fee additionally secured 52 convictions with ultimate forfeitures of some variety of autos.


Mr Sharu assured the general public that the fee wouldn’t relent in its efforts to convey sanity to the society by investigating, arresting and prosecuting corrupt people.


He appealed to the individuals of the zone to proceed to assist the EFCC in reaching this purpose.




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