Abuja - Operatives at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have allegedly stormed the headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in search of files relating the business dealings of politicians under investigation.
According to the Sun Online, the missing files were reportedly put on caveat and kept in the office of the Registrar, Bello Mahmud, for strict protection.
The documents, which are alleged to contain details of companies believed to be registered to politicians undergoing corruption trials, have already led to the suspension of seven members of staff at the CAC, with other workers threatening a showdown with management.
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The EFCC's visit caused a stir as several lawyers and members of the public were asked to vacate the premises while the search was underway.
Wilson Uwujaren, Spokesman at the EFCC< has denied any knowledge of the visit.
An official at the CAC has, however, confirmed that the visit was the second from the EFCC in the space of a week, with directors having been quizzed for hours during the first visit.
The files, which document the registration of companies, have become easily reachable my members of staff at the CAC since the crash of its server in 2014.
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