EFCC uncovers alleged fraud of N5bn from Kwara revenue fund

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019 - Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how 24 ex-lawmakers of Kwara House of Assembly, former Commissioner for Finance, Ademola Banu and some companies allegedly swindled the state of about N5 billion.

Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of media and publicity of the Commission, disclosed this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Friday.

According to him, the money belongs to the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) between 2015 to 2019.

Uwujaren said that the immediate past Chairman of KWIRS, Prof. Muritala Awodu, former member of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Moshood Bakare and some staff of KWIRS are presently being interrogated by the Commission.




source: Guardian