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Fraud! EFCC declares recoveries of N1.5b, $678.4m in Port Harcourt zone

Anti-graft Agency, the EFCC has declared it recovered N1.5 billion, $678,354.80 and 5,254 Euro from fraud and corruption cases in the last nine months.

Mr. Nnaghe Obono, the South-South Zonal Director, announced this while briefing newsmen yesterday.

The Zonal Director disclosed the monies recovered in different denominations were seized from those involved in various fraudulent deals.

Obono in his disclosure added that about 283 trucks used to convey illegal petroleum products between January and September this year were handed over to the commission by the headquarters of 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt.

These trucks were impounded by the Nigerian Army from different locations within Port Harcourt metropolis.

Obono said, “the laboratory result of the analysis carried out by the Department of Petroleum Resources, (DPR) indicated that 121 of the trucks were carrying adulterated AGO while 39 trucks were loaded with High Pour Fuel Oil, HPFO and Low Pour Fuel Oil , LPFO respectively.”

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