Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has again summoned the former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro in relation to the investigation into the tragic Nigeria Immigration Service’s recruitment of May 2014 that resulted in the death of 19 applicants, Punch reports.
The former minister was asked to report to its Economic Governance Unit on Tuesday.
The ex-minister was given an administrative bail on Tuesday but was asked to return on Thursday for a continuation of the process.
The EFCC had reopened investigation into the NIS recruitment tragedy with the interrogation of a former Comptroller General of Immigration, David Paradang, on September 15, 2015.
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The team of investigators, who interviewed Paradang, focused on the conduct of the failed recruitment and how N600m extorted from the applicants in 2014 was spent.
It was gathered that top officials of the Ministry of Interior and the Civil Defence, Fire, Prison Services Boards, who conducted the interviewed, declared N45m as the money collected from the job seekers.
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