200 public officers’ accounts to be blocked for N40bn fraud  


The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in collaboration with the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) will block bank accounts belonging or linked to 200 public over allegation of corruptly enriching themselves to the tune of N40bn.

Chairman of CCB, Professor Mohammed Isah disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a town hall meeting on anti-corruption organised by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.

Isah said that the bureau had investigated over 200 cases, filed 75 at the tribunal while about 100 were pending.

According to him: ‘’The amount involved in over 200 cases investigated is N40 billion. If the cases are successfully prosecuted and some people are convicted at the end of the day, the Federal Government will benefit. We are working with the office of the Attorney General of the federation to block those accounts with no debit further.’’

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