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EFCC Agency interrogates Abba Moro over Immigration tragedy

The NIS reportedly made N520 million from the recruitment process which resulted in the deaths of about 20 applicants.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently interrogating former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro over the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) employment tragedy of March 2014.

The NIS reportedly made N520 million from the recruitment process which resulted in the deaths of about 20 applicants.

The tragedy caused outrage nationwide with many demanding that Moro be dismissed and prosecuted.

The EFCC has also questioned former NIS Comptroller General, David Parradang, on the issue.

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David Parradang

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An earlier report had it that the NIS allegedly remitted only N45m out of the funds generated from the process.

Parradang was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 21, 2015 for conducting an unauthorized recruitment into the NIS.

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