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EFCC grills six senior NSCDC officers over N6bn fraud



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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has nabbed six senior officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps over alleged N6bn fraud.

The anti-graft agency’s interrogators are currently interrogating the senior officers at its headquarters, Jabi, Abuja, The PUNCH can confirm.

Though details of the investigation are still sketchy.

Meanwhile, the NSCDC officers were handed over to the anti-graft agency on Monday on the order of Ahmed Audi, the NSCDC Commandant General.

Reliable sources privy to the development but not authorised to speak to the press revealed that Ola Olukoyede, the EFCC Chairman, had earlier written a letter to the NSCDC CG, demanding the officers’ release for interrogation.

A source said, “Six senior NSCDC officers are currently in our custody. They’re being grilled by our investigators over alleged fraudulent activities running into over N6bn.”

Another source confirmed the development, saying, “The EFCC did not arrest the NSCDC CG, neither is he being probed. We only have six senior NSCDC officers in our custody, and they’re being probed over alleged N6bn fraud.

“The EFCC Chairman had earlier written to the NSCSC CG to provide the officers, and the CG did. Now they’re in our custody and are being grilled by EFCC interrogators.”







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