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EFCC Sokoto zonal office recovers N70 million, vehicles in five months

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EFCC Sokoto zonal office recovers N70 million, vehicles in five months

EFCC Sokoto zonal office recovers N70 million, vehicles in five months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto zonal office on Thursday said it recovered N70 million and three vehicles in the last five months.

Head of the zonal office, Mr. Abdullahi Lawal disclosed this in an interview with newsmen marking this year’s African Anti-Corruption Day.

Lawal said although it was a “baby office” but they were able to prosecute three cases and that very soon they would arraign another five suspects.

Lawal who is in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states however did not disclosed from where the money and the vehicles were recovered.

He cautioned the public to desist from investing in a business which they were not adequately informed about in order not to fall victims of fraudsters.

“In Sokoto, we don’t have cases of yahoo boys but what is rampant here is the issue of people investing in business that did not exist just because they were promised profitable returns,” he said

He called on the general public to support the commission with credible information on corruption for action.

“We can’t fight this war alone, we need the support of all and sundry to get rid of corruption in our country,” he added.

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