EFCC Interrogates Babagana Kingibe Over $44 million Missing Fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has quizzed a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babagana Kingibe, over the controversial $44 million belonging to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA.

According to news reports, he was said to have been interrogated for two days in the office of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno, on Wednesday and Thursday.

Recall that Kingibe was accused by a former DG of the NIA, Ambassador Mohammed Dauda, of having used his position as the head of a presidential panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to extort the money from the agency.

Dauda was also brought to confront Kingibe during the interrogation.

The issue has also become the source of a probe by the House of Representatives.

As at the time of this report, the EFCC has not issued any official statement on the development.