EFCC Investigates Malami’s Aide Over Sale of Assets


Ladidi Mohammed, head of asset recovery and management unit, ministry of justice, is being grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegations of fraud.

Mohammed, who is very close to Abubakar Malami, attorney-general and minister of justice, was initially detained for a number of days by the EFCC and grilled over allegations of fraudulent sale of recovered assets worth billions.

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She was granted administrative bail with strident bail conditions which she could not meet until Thursday.

However, sources has it that Mohammed was back at the commission on Friday for further questioning.

She reportedly told EFCC that she acted under ministerial instructions in disposing of some assets which were forfeited to the federal government by persons undergoing corruption trials.

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But she was unable to produce any documented evidence to back her claims.

More details to come.


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