Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly discovered a bank account of over N2.5 billion opened in the name of a house helper of a former female minister.
According to The Nation, investigators of the anti-graft agency believed the account was opened by the former influential minister in the name of the housemaid as part of the effort to cover her track.
"Our findings indicated that the ex-female minister opened an account in the name of her housemaid and with her photograph. But the signature in the account is that of the ex-minister.
"At the time we made the discovery, over N2.5billion was in the account. But the volume of transactions in the account has been huge," a source from the EFCC was quoted as saying.
The source said the former minister would be investigated.
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- News24 Nigeria