BREAKING: FG Suspends Accountant-General, Ahmed Idris, Over Alleged N80bn Fraud


The Federal Government has suspended the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris, over alleged N80 billion fraud.

He was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday, May 18, by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed.

Mr. Idris was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in Kano, on Monday, May 16, 2022.

The Minister’s Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Tanko Abdullahi confirmed the suspension, explaining that it was indefinite and to enable unhindered investigations into the fraud allegations.

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