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EFCC recovers N400m stolen funds in Sokoto

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Zonal Office in Sokoto State has said that it has recovered about N400 million stolen fund in its operations between January and June 16, 2020.

NAN reports that Mr Abdullahi Lawal, the head of the office said this while speaking with newsmen in Sokoto.

Lawal said that the EFCC also secured seven convictions during the period under review.

According to him, the commission received about 100 petitions bordering on advanced fee fraud, money laundry, and land matters.

“Also, some leaders of Sokoto traders association were equally interrogated over alleged diversion of N1 billion loan facility granted by the State Government,” he added.

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