Finance Minister suspends Accountant General of Federation, Ahmed Idris, over N80 billion fraud
The Minister of Finance , Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Wednesday suspended the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris.
His suspension followed his indictment for fraud worth N80 billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwajaren, had confirmed Idris’s arrest on Monday.
He was arrested after he failed to honour invitations by the anti-graft agency.
The EFCC stated that Idris allegedly diverted funds and laundered the sum of N80 billion.