Huge amount of money have been recovered by the EFCC Zonal office in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi, and Zamfara States.
About N400 million stolen fund have been recovered by the The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Zonal Office in Sokoto, between January and June 16, 2020.
Mr Abdullahi Lawal, the head of the office described the development while speaking with newsmen in Sokoto.
Lawal added that, the zonal EFCC office also secured seven convictions during the period under review.
He said that about 100 petitions were received by the agency, bordering on advanced fee fraud, money laundry, and land matters.
The zonal Head said that some leaders of Sokoto traders association were also interrogated by the EFCC over alleged diversion of N1 billion loan facility granted by the Sokoto State Government under the Leadership of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
The zonal office is in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States.