Acting Accountant-General removed over alleged corruption

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The Federal Government has replaced Mr. Chukwuyere N. Anamekwe as the acting Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF).

He was replaced two weeks ago with AGF Mr. Okolieaboh Ezeoke Sylvis, a former TSA (Treasury Single Account) Director. The Nation learnt that Anamekwe’s replacement followed allegations that he was being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

It was also gathered that the government was not comfortable with his revelation that it was borrowing to pay salaries.

Anamekwe was appointed acting AGF on the May 22. He made the controversial remark on government borrowing to pay salaries on June 14. He was replaced seven days after.