Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) says it is set to prosecute medical doctors who issue fake medical reports to those undergoing trial for financial crimes.

Ibrahim Magu, Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) disclose this on Friday 1st November, 2019 during an interactive session with anti-corruption stakeholders  at the EFCC headquarters.
He said:
Many of these fake medical reports issued by doctors actually frustrate pending cases in court.
We will extend our investigation to doctors who gives fake medical reports to individuals who are facing different kinds of corruption cases.

Some would win Senate and present serial medical results that they cannot appear in court. Some would be brought to the courtroom on a stretche.
All these fake medical reports are actually the reasons why many of our cases in court are overstretched and go on for years endlessly.

Much corruption cases in recent years have been stalled over alleged ailments suffered by the suspects.
Many of whom the judges have been forced to grant permission to seek medical treatment and it's usually overseas.
The judges usually act on medical reports presented in court by the defence counsel on behalf of their clients.
Magu Said.