EFCC probes audio tape alleging Malami’s interference in commission’s activities

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•It’s sheer blackmail, says Malami  

By Ibrahim Hassan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, said it was investigating the audio tape accusing the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN,  of directing and dictating activities of the commission. 

In the BBC Hausa Service monitored by Vanguard, EFCC said its investigation followed a trending audio where Malami was accused of controlling the EFCC in a case of bribery and corruption that the commission is handling.

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The EFCC said it had listened to the phone conversation, and had found out that it was one of its operatives who was discussing with an accomplice in crime.

In the alleged phone conversation, the said operative claimed the Minister of Justice was in total control of the EFCC, alleging that no matter the enormity of a crime committed, he (Malami)…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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