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Alleged N37 Billion Fraud: Ex-Minister, Sadiya Farouq Arrives EFCC Office




A former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, on Monday finally submitted herself for investigation at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.

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The ex-minister, who is being probed over the sum of N37,170,855,753.44 that was allegedly laundered under her watch through a contractor, James Okwete, arrived at the EFCC office on Monday morning.

Umar-Farouq was billed to face the crack detectives of the EFCC around 10:00 am last Wednesday over alleged fraud, but was absent, citing health challenges.

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