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EFCC probes 50 bank accounts, recovers N30 billion in Betta Edu case



EFCC makes counter moves on Betta Edu and Umar-Farouq

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is intensifying its probe into 50 bank accounts linked to the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Betta Edu.

A bulletin titled “EFCC Alert” revealed the recovery of N30 billion in the ongoing investigation into alleged money laundering within the ministry.

Authorized by EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede, the bulletin detailed major arrests, prosecutions, and recoveries made by the commission in the past month.

The recovered funds have been transferred to the Federal Government’s coffers.

Olukoyede emphasized the importance of thorough investigations, noting that the process takes time due to the complexity of the case.

He called for patience from Nigerians and urged unity in the fight against corruption, emphasizing the role of all stakeholders, including the judiciary and legislature.

The EFCC reiterated its commitment to tackling corruption and urged citizens to report any suspicious activities, emphasizing the collective responsibility in combating corruption at all levels.

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