Nigeria, May 12 -- The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said $153 million and over 80 properties have been recovered from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Mr Bawa said the 80 properties recovered from Mrs Alison-Madueke were worth about $80 million.

The EFCC boss made the disclosure is an interview in the April edition of the commission's magazine, EFCC Alert.

The publication was part of excerpts from the interview Mr Bawa had during One-on-One programme of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

Until his appointment as the EFCC chair in February 2021, Mr Bawa headed the commission's investigative team set up to probe the broad corruption cases i...