Former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko has returned N1,004,000,000 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Punch reports.
Dikko is being investigated by the EFCC and it was discovered that N40bn was diverted from the service’s account during his period as Comptroller-General between 2009 and 2015.
Dikko was arrested in June but was later released due to poor health.
A source in the EFCC said Dikko has refunded over N1bn and still expected to return more.
“So far, Dikko has returned over N1bn. He returned N1bn and then N4m. He is still expected to return more money,” the source said. It was also said that a N2B mansion that belonged to him was seized.