EFCC Arrests a Nigerian Lawmaker over N4m Fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Nigerian government agency handling issues relating to individual and institution’s financial and economic crimes, says it has arrested state House of Assembly member (name withheld), for alleged N4 million fraud. The Guardian Newspaper reports.
The Commission disclosed this on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
According to the information gathered, the lawmaker had been involved in the defrauding six retired teachers, prior to his political ambition some time in 2015 by fraudulently selling some plots of land to his victims.