EFCC freezes Lawal’s accounts, to invite ex-SGF’s associates


Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja

As part of investigations into the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has frozen some bank accounts belonging to companies linked to him, The PUNCH can confirm.

A detective at the EFCC told our correspondent that the account of Rholavision Engineering Limited, at Ecobank with number 182001809 which was incorporated by the former SGF in 1990 had been frozen by the commission.

The former SGF’s private account at Diamond Bank with number 0003004417 has also been frozen.

Lawal allegedly received kickbacks from contractors through the two accounts.

The detective said, “As part of investigations into the former SGF, we have frozen the accounts of his companies which he allegedly awarded a N223m consultancy contract for the removal of invasive plant species in Komadugu,…

Read More…..Punch Newspapers