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EFCC Probe Immigration Recruitment Tragedy (Death of 19 Young Job Seekers)

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission officially commenced investigations into the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment tragedy in 2014, which led to the death of 19 young job seekers across the
country.

This is certainly a time for checks and balances as President Buhari has ordered that the relevant authorities come clean on what actually went
wrong with the fatal recruitment.On 14th of September, 2015 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission officially
commenced investigations into the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment tragedy in 2014, which led to the death of 19 young job seekers across the country.
Operatives of the anti-graft agency on Monday quizzed the immediate past Comptroller General of the NIS, Mr. David Paradang, for over seven hours. Paradang was asked questions about the N555m said to have been collected from applicants who participated in the 2014 exercise, it was learnt.

The EFCC invited Paradang to appear before it to provide explanation on how the money collected from job seekers in March 2014 was spent.
According to the Punch, the NIS under Paradang only declared N45m as the money collected.

Quoting an unknown source, the paper said investigations conducted by operatives of the commission revealed that the applicants paid N600m.
Paradang who arrived at the Idiagbon House headquarters of the EFCC at Wuse II, Abuja, by 10am was still answering questions as at 5pm.

The EFCC might invite the immediate past Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, and other top officials of the interior ministry in relation to the issue, the Punch reports.

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