The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered about N329 billion from major oil marketers in one year, from July 2016 to July 2017.
The Northwest Head of Operations of the Commission, Dr. Adamu Hamisu Danmusa, disclosed this at a press briefing in Kano.
Danmusa disclosed that during the last scarcity, some independent marketers filed a petition to the Commission against the major marketers, which led to an investigation of their activities in connection with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
“We were able to recover N328, 988, 296, 990.62 out of N349, 818, 411,556.37 that was petitioned on. At the initial stage, the Commission was told that N40 billion was missing, but when we delved into investigation we found out that the missing money was up to N91 billion.”
The EFCC yesterday also canvassed for the introduction of anti-corruption courses in the country’s universities.