EFCC After 3 Governors For Saving Up Cash In Houses


Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has disclosed that some governors are all out devising means to launder money they stashed in houses.

Reports that according to POLITICS NIGERIA is that Bawa and the agency are closely monitoring three of them. While Bawa didn’t name them, he said two are from the North, while one is a Southerner. “Let me tell you something, the Intel that I have yesterday and I would want you to take this thing very seriously. Already, some state governors that have some of this cash stashed in various houses, and the rest are now trying to pay salaries in cash in their state,” he said. Asked whether the commission would invite the governors, the EFCC boss stated that they are closely monitoring them.

He added: “I don’t know how they want to achieve that but we have to stop them from doing that. “Well, we are working, they have not paid the salaries in cash yet but it is a very serious thing”, saying the move is against section 2 of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act.



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