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After Seven Years, EFCC Returns Recovered N1.5bn To NHIS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said it returned the sum of One Billion, Five Hundred and Fifty Million Naira, to the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS on February 10, 2022.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to SWITCH NIGERIA by its Spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren on Friday.

According to the statement, the fund is part of monies which some commercial banks “fraudulently withheld and refused to transmit to their Treasury Single Account, TSA, since 2015.”

It also said the anti-graft agency had earlier on September 16, 2021 released N1, 300,000,000, also recovered from the banks to the agency.

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