We Have Recovered N196 Million In Borno In One Year – EFCC

Anti-graft Agency has revealed that it has recovered more than N196 million on during various operations in Borno from November till date.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it recovered more than N196 million on financial crimes during various operations in Borno between November 2015 till date.
Ibrahim Bappa, the EFCC Head of Operation in the state, disclosed this in a statement.

He said the commission also recovered N2.8 million for victims as a result of petitions received and acted upon in the zone.

“As part of efforts to cleanse our country of economic and financial crimes, the commission has made reasonable monetary recoveries to the Federal Government and still has many cases undergoing investigation.

“The commission is hereby putting on notice to all businessmen and women who indulge in economic and financial crimes to desist from such unwholesome acts or face the wrath of the law.

“The EFCC is urging the general public to report any public official suspected to have used his or her position to enrich him or herself or any individual living above his means.

“We encourage individuals to write petition to the Executive Chairman of EFCC through the Head of Operation, Maiduguri Zonal Office as no stone would be left unturned to bring such person to justice.”

NAN recalls that the Maiduguri EFCC Zonal Office was inaugurated on the March, 22, 2011, but its operations were suspended as a result of the Boko Haram security challenges. (NAN)

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