Wed. Apr 8th, 2020

EFCC Arraigns Nigeria’s Ex-Head Of Civil Service of the Federation Over #3bn Fraud

On Monday, Nigeria’s anti graft agency in charge of fighting financial corruption and other Economic frauds, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) arraigned Mrs Winnifred Oyo-Ita, a former Head of Civil Service of the Federation who was sacked last year by President Muhammadu Buhari over an allegation of #3 billon fraud.

The #3bn according to the EFCC encompasses kickbacks on contracts, illegal estacodes and duty tour allowance received from the government.

Remember, the ex-Head of Civil Service of the Federation was sacked in September last year after about N600m was allegedly found in the bank account of her aide.

She has been arraignes before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Others to be arraigned along with Oyo-Ita are Frontline Ace Global Services Limited; Asanaya Projects Limited; Garba Umar and his companies, Slopes International Limited; Gooddeal Investments Limited; Ubong Okon Effiok and his own company, U and U Global Services Limited and Prince Mega Logistics Limited.

They will be arraigned for fraud in relation to duty tour allowances, estacodes; conference fees fraud and receiving kick-backs on contracts.


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