BREAKING: Corruption: Buhari seeks Reps approval to freeze accounts, clampdown on money launderers

President Buhari refused acceptance of the same Bill in 2019, widening the divide between the National Assembly and the Executive.
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President Muhammadu Buhari

On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari submitted a bill to the House of Representatives requesting their passage in order to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to freeze accounts allegedly containing crime profits and to hamper money launderers.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, read the president's letter in plenary, with the instrument of legislation attached, at 11:35 am.

Recall that President Buhari refused acceptance of the same Bill in 2019, widening the divide between the National Assembly and the Executive.

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