EFCC Arrests Former FIRS Chairman


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler.

Fowler was arrested over an alleged N5bn fraud perpetrated under his watch, Sahara Reports.

Howbeit, he is currently being interrogated at the Lagos office of the EFCC, the website says.

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Fowler was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 after a query for worsening tax revenues since 2015.

He was also accused of a lavish lifestyle.

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