EFCC Takes Ex-INEC Chairman Maurice Iwu To Court Over Alleged N1.2bn Scam


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu for alleged money laundering.

According to The Guardian, It was gathered that Iwu will be arraigned at a federal High Court, sitting in Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money laundering.

A top official in the commission who pleaded anonymity disclosed that, Iwu is alleged to have between December 2014 and March 2015, aided the concealment of the sum of N1,203,000,000 (One Billion, Two Hundred and Three Million Naira).

According to the source, the said sum was in the bank account of Bioresources Institute of Nigeria Limited domiciled in the United Bank for Africa, (UBA) Plc.

When contacted, EFCC acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade, confirmed the planned arraignment.

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