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EFCC Gives Reasons for Arresting Abdulaziz Yari

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, recently stated reasons why it arrested the ex-Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, as the campaign to clamp down on corrupt government officials has taken a new turn.

Speaking on the issue, just as contained in a publication on the Agency’s Report, a trustworthy source from the anti-graft commission revealed that former Governor Yari was brought in because of his alleged affiliation in the N84 billion fraud case against Ahmed Idris, the former Accountant General of the Federation, AGF.

Furthermore, the source opened up that another arrest was made concerning the Chairman and Managing Director of Finex Professional, Mr. Anthony Yaro, due to his alleged involvement in their corrupt transactions.

EFCC Quizzes Ex-Zamfara Governor over ₦22bn

They were brought in on Sunday by the anti-corruption agency, as former Governor Yari was picked up in the evening around 5:00 pm, following claims that he allegedly received N22 billion through Finex Professional company.

The source said the amount was paid to one Akindele by the former AGF from the N84 billion through Finex Professional, as it would be recalled that the former AGF was arrested on May 16 over alleged diversion and laundering of N84 billion, with the case still having an inconclusive state.

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