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EFCC recovers N152bn, $386m in 2021

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in continuation of the review of its operational activities for 2021, said it recovered the aggregate sum of N152,088,698,751.64 (One Hundred and Fifty-two Billion, Eighty-eight Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-one Naira, Sixty-four Kobo)

The antigraft agency also recovered $386,220,202.84 (Three Hundred and Eighty-six Million, Two Hundred and Twenty Thousand, Two Hundred and Two Dollars, Eighty-four Cent), £1, 182,519.75 (One Million, One Hundred and Eighty-two Thousand, Five Hundred and Nineteen Pounds, €156,246.76 (One Hundred and Fifty-six Thousand, Two Hundred and Forty-six Euro), 1,723,310.00 Saudi Riyal, 1,900.00 South African Rand, and 1, 400.00 Canadian Dollar between January and December 2021.

EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Monday, said the recovery basket also included a digital currency component with 5, 36957319 Bitcoin and 0.09012 Ethereum.

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