Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:49 pm
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said a tip-off by a whistle blower on Tuesday led its operatives to discover another staggering sum of N4billion suspected to be proceeds of crime.
Wilson Uwujaren, spokesperson for the anti-graft agency said investigations as to the owner of the funds revealed that the money belongs to a former deputy governorship candidate in Niger State.
According to him, suspect uses the names of two companies– Katah Property & Investment Limited and Sadiq Air Travel Agency- in laundering the funds.
EFCC said each of the company has N2billion fixed in its deposit account domiciled in Guaranty Trust Bank.
The suspected owner of the account and the account officer are currently on the run.