Tension: Buhari commences probe of his cabinet ministers

Solid indications have emerged that the EFCC has begun investigating some serving ministers in the President Buhari’s cabinet.

Investigations revealed that operatives involved in the discreet probe had gathered some evidence against the affected ministers.

An EFCC top operative top operative confided in our correspondent said investigations on two of Buhari’s ministers had got to an advanced level.

The source said the two ministers were being probed in connection with financial crimes.

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It was learnt that one of the ministers is from the South-West while the other is from the South-East.

Operatives of the EFCC’s Economic Governance Unit are probing the minister from the South-East.

The minister from the South West is being handled by EFCC’s Special Operations Unit.

Both ministers are yet to be invited for interrogation.

However, a top operative of the commission told Vanguardnigeria.org that one of the ministers was being investigated on suspicious award of licenses in his ministry.

It was further stated that the commission decided to commence the investigation into the process of award of licenses.

The source noted that hundreds of millions of naira was involved in the ongoing probe.

The source said, “The commission has commenced investigations into alleged corrupt practices by some serving ministers.

“In fact, the cases against the two of them have got to an advanced stage.

“One of them is from the South-West while the other is from the South-East.

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“The one from the South-West is under probe for alleged questionable award of licenses to firms which involved billions of naira.

“His counterpart has a different case.

“He is being probed for aiding illegal movement of millions of naira by a major telecommunication firm out of the country.

“The minister is believed to have some shares in the telecommunication firm.

“You can be sure that both cases are progressing and have got to an advanced stage.”