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EFCC Rejects ‘List of Ex-Governors Under Investigation’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has dismissed the list of ex-governors under investigation that trended over the weekend

Dele Oyewale, Head of Media & Publicity of the anti-graft agency, said in a statement on Sunday: “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, feels compelled to dissociate itself from a phantom report circulating in sections of the media claiming that it is a report has released. complete list of ex-governors under investigation for alleged corruption.

“The report headlined: “EFCC Releases Complete List of 58 Ex-Governors Who Embezzled N2.187 Trillion”, in one of the news broadcasts, is false and mischievous as the Commission has neither released the said list nor held discussions on investigation into ex-governors. governors with any news medium.

“This invariably means that the so-called list is a dishonest fabrication, intended to achieve motives known only to its authors.

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“The public is advised to ignore the report as it is false and misleading.”

EFCC advised the media “to endeavor to compare facts relating to matters under investigation at the Commission to avoid misleading the public with false and inaccurate reports.”