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Suspended AGF, Ahmed Idris Regains Freedom From EFCC Net



N80bn Fraud: FG Suspends AGF Ahmed Idris

Emerging reports have confirmed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has granted freedom to the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.

He was alleged to have been involved in a N174 billion fraud, The PUNCH can confirm.

Idris was released on bail from the custody of the anti-graft agency on Wednesday night in Abuja and has since been reunited with his family.

The EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this on Thursday morning.

“The suspended Accountant-General is out on bail. He was released last night,” Uwujaren said.

“I actually do not have an idea of what the bail conditions are but all I can tell you is that he has been released after meeting his bail conditions.”

The former AGF was arrested on May 16 by the EFCC over alleged diversion and laundering of N80 billion.

The commission said the funds were laundered through real estate investments in Kano and Abuja.

It said Idris was arrested after he failed to honour invitations by the commission to respond to issues connected to the alleged fraudulent acts.