EFCC recovers N1.4bn NHIS funds from banks


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Nigeria’s anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said on Tuesday that it has recovered an additional N1.4 billion for the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.

In a statement by Wilson Uwujaren its Head of Media & Publicity, the anti-graft agency said the funds were part of the monies which some commercial banks fraudulently refused to transmit to the Treasury Single Account, TSA, since 2015.

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The Commission said it has released the recovered fund to the NHIS on August 5, 2022,

EFCC had also on February 10, 2022 released a sum of N1.5bn recovered from banks to the NHIS.

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