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EFCC urged to investigate alleged fraud charges against Gov. Yahaya Bello

A civil society group, the Anti-Corruption Network (CAN), has urged the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to investigate Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and ‘his cohorts’ over fraud allegations leveled against them.

The group had, on the February 26, submitted a petition against Gov Bello and some persons over a huge financial fraud which was allegedly carried out in the state from 2016-2019.

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However, in a statement released, last Thursday, the group accused the EFCC of failing to swing into action and ensure that the perpetrators of the crime are brought to book.

It also threatened to take legal action against the governor if the EFCC fails to do the needful within the time frame given to them.

“This is not the promise that the EFFC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, made to Nigerians when he assumed office.