EFCC recovers N794 billion, secures 1,900 convictions

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says the commission has so far secured 1,900 convictions and recovered N794 billion in four years.

Mr Magu disclosed this in Abuja on Monday at the 2019 International Anti-Corruption Day with the theme: “Zero Tolerance for Corruption”.

“Our scorecard in this regard speaks volumes; for the four years that I have been in-charge of the commission, we have secured about 1,900 convictions, including top government officials.

“Former governors; captains of industry, oil subsidy merchants and scores of players in the private sector. Former military chiefs and civil servants have also been convicted as well as many illegal oil bunkerers in the Niger Delta.

“On recoveries, there is no law enforcement…

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