DailyPost reports that,The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced over N2.5billion opened in the name of a former female minister’s housemaid.
According to the anti-graft agency, the account was opened by a former influential minister in the name of the housemaid, as part of the effort to cover her track, The Nation reports.
A highly placed EFCC source said yesterday that she would be brought to justice.
“Findings done by DailyPost indicated that the ex-female minister opened an account in the name of her housemaid and with her photograph. But the signature in the account is that of the ex-minister,” the source said.
“At the time we made the discovery, over N2.5billion was in the account. But the volume of transactions in the account has been huge.
“ The ex-minister did not put the housemaid in the picture of what she wanted to do with her passport photograph.
“It has been established that the ex-minister has been drawing funds from the said account.Records of all transactions by the ex-Minister have been retrieved and she will soon be brought to justice no matter how long it takes to follow due process.”