The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Thursday that it has recovered over N57million from various fraud suspects between Febraury a d September, 2016.
The Ibadan Zonal Head of the commission, Mr. Akaninyene Ezima, disclosed this at a press briefing at the zonal office in Iyaganku, Ibadan.
His words: “Between February and September, we received over 200 petitiins out of which 123 are under investugations. 80 suspects were arrested during the course of investigation, out of these cases, 8 are already before the courts at various stages of trial.
“We have also, within the same period, seized 6 vehicles from suspected fraudstees and recovered N57, 316, 607.15”
The Ibadan zonal office was established in January 2016, and covers the South West zone of the country.