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Eighty billion naira fraud:
Efcc arrests Accountant-General of the Federation, Idris.

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The accountant-General of the Federation Ahmed Idris, has been arrested over alleged money laundering and diversion of public funds.

Idris was intercepted in Kano by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and has been flown to Abuja for interrogation.

EFCC has been on his trail for sometime on a case of diversion of at least N80 billion in public funds which was allegedly laundered through some bogus contracts.

Unconfirmed sources said the companies used in laundering the funds are linked to family members and associates of the accountant-general.