Former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko, has been admitted in hospital following his arrest by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on charges of fraud.l
The former Customs boss is being investigated over the source of the funds with which he acquired his Abuja mansion.
“There is also a further allegation that he diverted over N40bn from Customs coffers. The funds were allegedly drawn from proceeds of the 7% cost of collection and 1% comprehensive import supervision scheme,” an EFCC source said.
The source also said that Dikko would expectedly be tried when his health gets better.
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