Senate to Probe EFCC Boss over Missing N779million Tafa Balogun Loot
Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has been petitioned over alleged N779million Tafa Balogun loot which the anti-graft agency allegedly re-looted.
The Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges Committee is now poised to probe the allegation levelled against the EFCC having received the petition by an Abuja-based Whistleblower, George Uboh.
Galaxy's Godfrey Eshiemoghie reports that the petition was read on the floor of the red Chamber Wednesday at plenary by Chairman of the Ethics and Privileges Committee, Senator Patrick Akinyelure.
The petition also seeks to know the whereabouts of N1.993trillion allegedly diverted by the EFCC from its inception till 2013.
Tafa Balogun had resigned as Inspector General of Police in January 2005 due to widespread corruption allegations.
And the then EFCC Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu had disclosed that bank accounts holding over one billion Naira (US $7.5 million) suspected to be public funds had been traced to Balogun.