Twenty officers of the Kwara regime are investigated by the Economic and monetary Crimes Commission, Ilorin Zone.
The Zone includes Kwara, Ekiti and Kogi States.
At a press conference in Ilorin, the urban center, Tuesday, head of the zone, Mr Ishaku Chari River, aforesaid over fifteen properties of the affected officers of presidency in alternative Ares of Ilorin metropolis, starting from hotels, filling stations, residential accommodation and micro-finance, had been uncovered and investigated.
“The affected senior officers locomote in standing from assistant administrators, accountant, to treasurers among others, and whose monthly salaries aren’t over N90,000.”
He value-added that N10bn taken by the immediate past government was intercepted and saved for this administration.
“You can accept as true with Pine Tree State that official corruption is that the greatest killer as those officers World Health Organization normally ar alleged to guard and shield state resources have clothed to peculate it.
“To this finish, the commission beamed it’s light source on the Kwara state officers and on a reputable tip of the commission is presently work over fifteen properties in alternative areas at intervals Ilorin metropolis starting from hotels, filling stations, residential accommodation, micro-finance among others.
“It can shock you to listen to that the alleged house owners ar civil servants whose wage per month isn’t over N90,000. Some have confessed and also the matter is in court,” Chari River hinted.
The Zonal head told newsmen that the commission with success intercepted billions of Nigerian monetary unit that the last administration allegedly wished to hook few days to its exit.
He noted that it’s invariably been a practice within the country except microscopic few that whenever any government is exiting, it’ll cherish mass theft because the second golden chance, hence, “our resolve to mount police work on all Kwara regime accounts between twenty fourth and twenty ninth could,2019, once the state received FAAC,JAAC,VAT and tax refund from the centralized to the tune of N10bn.
“I will magisterially tell you that we tend to saved the state second tried monetary misappropriation of these billions.”
Mr. Chari River aforesaid conjointly that since the commission commenced operations in Ilorin in Gregorian calendar month 2018, N50m money had been recovered from fraudsters supported petitions and also the cash came back to the $64000 house owners.
“These embody recoveries from some state legislators World Health Organization allegedly duped some folks. The commission conjointly has over N200m on interim forfeiture,” he added.
He aforesaid the commission was fighting net fraudsters within the zone to a standstill as twenty nine cases had been charged to each state and federal high courts whereas fifteen of the cases in courts had been condemned, with their exotic cars and monies running into several Nigerian monetary unit in their bank accounts confiscate to the centralized.