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EFCC follows N3bn exchanges to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others

EFCC follows N3bn exchanges to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others

EFCC follows N3bn exchanges to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has followed N3.145bn exchanged to the private records of a few individuals from the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization.

As indicated by analysts at the EFCC, the cash exuded from the record of the Central Bank of Nigeria and was exchanged to the record of an organization, Joint Dimensions Limited, and afterward sent to different records.

Powers of the counter join commission said out of the cash, the Director of Publicity of the association, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, got N840m.

As indicated by the archives located by our journalist, the cash was kept into Fani-Kayode’s Zenith financial balance, Maitama Branch with number 1004735721 on February 19, 2015.

The criminologists said a previous Secretary to the Government of the Federation and National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, got N100m through an organization, Marreco Limited, where he is administrator. The asset was credited into the organization’s United Bank for Africa Plc account number 1000627022 on March 25, 2014.

EFCC follows N3bn exchanges to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others

As per the records, N320m was likewise paid into the ledger of the Goodluck Support Group, an affiliation which assumed a noteworthy part in Jonathan’s battle.

A previous Governor of Imo State, Achike Udenwa, and a previous Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Viola Onwuliri, as per the records, got N350m in two tranches. The principal tranche of N150m was paid into their shared service with Zenith bank on January 13, 2015. The second tranche of N200m was acknowledged into their record for Diamond bank.

EFCC follows N3bn exchanges to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others

A source at the counter unite organization who argued not to be named on the grounds that he is not approved to talk said, “The cash was paid by the Central Bank of Nigeria into the record of the Ministry of External Affairs Library, from where it was moved into the record of Joint Trust Dimension Nigeria Limited.

“It was from the Joint Dimension’s record with Zenith bank that the cash was shared to different people and associations for purposes that are not expressed.

“Fani-Kayode was the boss recipient of the payment as he professedly got a whooping N840m, paid in three tranches into his Zenith bank, Maitama branch account with number 1004735721.

“The primary tranche of installment including N350m hit the record on February 19, 2015. Another N250m was likewise paid into the record on February19, 2015 while N240m was comparably credited to the record a month later; correctly, March 19, 2015.

“The parity in this record as of December 31, 2015 was N189, 402.72.”

The investigators included that the Director of Finance of the battle association, Nenadi Usman, likewise got N36.9m through her Zenith financial balance with number 1000158311 on 7, Kachia Road, Kaduna.

Presidential Campaign Coordinator of President Goodluck Jonathan in Anambra State, Chief Okey Ezenwa, who is additionally the brother by marriage to a previous Rivers State Governor, Chief Peter Odili, likewise got N100m, as per the source.

He included, “Yet as things stand, the way that the greater part of the installments were made in the weeks going before the last presidential decisions leaves almost no to the creative energy. Yet, one knotty inquiry that goes up against the examiners is the obscure figure behind Joint Trust Dimension Nigeria Limited and the record where the cash was warehoused before being wired to sundry recipients. The shadowy figure could disentangle the puzzle covering the installments, once the shroud is lifted.”

In any case, Fani-Kayode told our reporter on the phone that he never got cash from the CBN.

Maybe, he said the monies that were spent were gotten from Usman who was the chief of fund of the crusade association.

The previous Minister of Aviation said he never spent government supports however was told by Usman that the monies were sourced from private gifts.

He said, “I served as the chief of attention and I was advised to set up a record for the directorate, which I did. I never got cash from the CBN however like the various executives, we got cash from the chief of money.

“I was guaranteed that the monies were not open finances but rather were sourced from private people. I never purposely spent government cash all through. The monies were spent particularly on the crusades. The records were evaluated and we were praised by the President.”

All endeavors to get Usman demonstrated failed as her telephone showed that it was exchanged off.

Likewise, the telephone number of Falae showed that it was exchanged off when our reporter endeavored to contact him for input.

Nonetheless, the previous SGF had said he got cash to battle for Jonathan through a previous Chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih

At the point when reached on the phone, Udenwa told our reporter that he never got any cash as he didn’t work a Zenith financial balance.

“I don’t work a Zenith ledger, along these lines, I don’t comprehend what you are discussing,” he said.

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