The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has requested the UK to extradite a former Minister of Petroleum Sources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The performing Chairman of the anti-graft company, Ibrahim Magu, made the attraction whereas addressing reporters on Monday in Kaduna State.
He acknowledged that the previous minister ought to be extradited on the bottom that she allegedly stole a sum of $2.5 billion belonging to the Nigerian authorities and should, subsequently, account for it.
Magu additionally claimed that Diezani has a era of looters supporting her actions which he mentioned was not good for the picture and growth of the nation.
He revealed that the EFCC was already in contact with the worldwide neighborhood to facilitate the extradition of the previous minister.
A file photograph of former Minister of Petroleum Sources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The EFCC boss, who famous that Diezani was saved underneath protecting custody, spoke to reporters forward of Tuesday’s passing out parade of the fee’s inspector detectives on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).
He additionally disclosed that the fee underneath his watch has secured a complete of 1,266 convictions for monetary crimes between 2019 to February 2020.
Among the many convicted individuals, in keeping with Magu, are former governors, captains of business, former army chiefs, oil subsidy retailers, and different gamers in the private and non-private sectors.
He added that the EFCC has recovered looted funds working into billions of naira, and tens of millions of foreign currency.
The anti-graft company boss famous that the fee has equally handed over a number of forfeited properties to authorities businesses.
On the coaching of EFCC personnel on the NDA, he defined that the goal to reveal the operatives to army drill was to successfully groom them within the struggle in opposition to corruption.
The anti-corruption battle, in keeping with Magu, requires perseverance, power, tenacity, and braveness.
He mentioned other than arresting college students concerned in alleged cybercrimes and web fraud, the EFCC deliberate to rehabilitate such individuals with a purpose to be helpful to their household and the society at massive.