EFCC Ibadan Zone secures 83 convictions in 6 months | The Guardian Nigeria News


Mr Friday Ebelo, the Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zone on Monday said the commission secured 83 convictions out 107 cases filed in courts in six months.

Ebelo told newsmen on Monday in Ibadan that the zone received 481 petitions out of which 117 were rejected based on jurisdiction and 364 approved for investigation.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Ibadan zone of the commission oversees Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ekiti and Ondo States.

He said that the convictions were secured in various courts in the zone, saying that the commission recovered an aggregate sum of N116, 945, 981.68.

He said that foreign-related recoveries included 39,125 US dollars, 1,800 euros and 50 pounds from January to June 21.

The EFCC zonal head said that the commission also recovered 65 vehicles out of which 54 were registered and 11 unregistered.

He said that majority of the suspects arrested were young Nigerians, whose ages ranged from 18 to 40,…

Source: Guardian Newspaper