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Corruption: Buhari gives marching orders to EFCC

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There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari has issued orders to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to account for funds that were stolen but were recovered by the Commission.

Elombah.com has learnt that the recent visits of the Chairman, EFCC, Mr Ibrahim  Magu, to the seat of power, where he was said to have had audience with Buhari, may be a pointer to the seeming micro-management of the anti-corruption drive.

Although the Sunday Vanguard source did not make full disclosures about what transpired at the private meeting between the President  and Magu, Sunday Vanguard was made to understand that far from the allegation of  tele- guiding the EFCC,  “Mr. President wanted a very clear picture regarding accountability and the exact amount of funds already recovered from some of those who were said to be making refunds to the coffers of the Federal Government of  Nigeria”.

It was learnt  that Buhari’s express orders to the EFCC boss was to the effect that the funds already recovered must be accounted for.

Whereas this was not an indictment on the current leadership of the EFCC, Sunday Vanguard gathered that some of the issues that were already subjects of controversy even before Magu  took over as the Commission’s boss needed to be sorted out.

Specifically, the activities of the EFCC regarding recovery of looted funds under Ibrahim Lamorde, the immediate past EFCC boss, were brought into sharp focus.

Buhari has vowed that all stolen funds would be  recovered.

The present wave of arrests and interrogation is not unconnected with this drive.

According to the Sunday Vanguard, since the EFCC, under Lamorde, made some recoveries and seizures from some looters (which included properties), there was need to account for  “everything that went down”.

In fact, whereas Lamorde is out of the country, there are suggestions that he may “be made to come back to the country to properly account for recoveries and sale of properties that may have happened under his tenure”.


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