EFCC Arrests Ex-Governor’s Son For Allegedly Diverting Funds Donated To NFF
Muhammed Audu, son of a former governor of Kogi state, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged fraud.
This was made known by the EFCC on Thursday — The anti-graft agency revealed that investigations showed that the suspect used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert the funds, that he can not account for.
According to the commission, Audu will be charged to court as soon as they conclude investigations.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Thursday that Muhammed was arrested for “his alleged involvement in an alleged fraud.”
“The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 for allegedly diverting the funds to the tune of several millions of US Dollars and billions of Naira, which were donated to the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, to his personal use,” EFCC said.
EFCC said its investigations revealed that the Muhammed allegedly used two of his companies, Mediterranean Hotels Limited and Mediterranean Sports, to divert the funds, which he could not account for.
The anti-graft office said it will charge Muhammed to court as soon investigations are concluded.