Jonathan’s presidential campaign donations still under probe – EFCC
Oladimeji RamonAn investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Shehu Shuaibu, said on Tuesday that alleged donations towards the 2015 presidential campaign of former President Goodluck Jonathan were still being probed.Shuaibu pointed out to Justice Rilwan Aikawa some monetary inflows into the bank account of a firm, Joint Trust Dimensions Limited, which is being tried for money laundering in connection with Jonathan’s campaign funds.
The firm is the fourth defendant in the N4.9bn fraud charges filed by the EFCC against a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, and Yusuf Danjuma.Fani-Kayode was the Director of Publicity of Jonathan’s presidential campaign organisation for the 2015 elections.
He, alongside others, is being tried on 17 counts, bordering on conspiracy, unlawful retention of proceeds of theft and money laundering.Shuaibu is the third prosecution witness to testify in the case before the Federal High Court in Lagos.While being cross-examined on Tuesday by Usman’s lawyer, Chief Ferdinand Orbih (SAN), Shuaibu, going through the statement of account of Joint Trust Dimensions Limited, pointed out some inflows into the firm’s account.
He identified “N500m from Global Scan System Ltd on February 11, 2015; N300m from Diamond Bank on January 30, 2015; N250m from Castillo Torres BDC Ltd on February 11, 2015; N100m from Afrigate Energy Ltd, and N500m from Chief Emeka Ofor on March 13, 2015.”
However, he said, “I am not sure if they were truly donations, as some of these alleged donated monies are still under investigation.”Orbih then asked the investigator, “Since 2015, how many of those who made inflows into this account have you charged to court?”
In reply, Shuaibu said, “It is not my duty to charge anyone, I am just an investigator.”But when Orbih asked him, “Did you say you found that government money was stolen and paid into the account of Joint Trust Dimensions Limited?” Shuaibu said, “Yes.”
READ ALSO:Iran deputy health minister infected with Coronavirus“Who then stole this government money?” Orbih asked.In reply, Shuaibu said, “They (the defendants) conspired to transfer the monies from government account into Joint Trust’s account, without executing any contract.”
“When a car is involved in an accident, do you leave the driver of the car and charge the conductor?” Orbih further asked the investigator, to which he replied, “My Lord, I am not a lawyer.”Justice Aikawa adjourned till Wednesday for further proceedings.
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Amazing Spiderman. Funny lots, when shall this comedy show stop. Let's get to real governance. pathetic What about Buhari's compaign fund ESPECIALLY for 2015 where almost all the artist in NIGERIA was involved please? Where did PMB get money for his first and second term elections The private jets and luxurious cars? EFCC is government agent
Who will prob Buhari administration And what happens to GMB campaign funding or did it come from heaven? Let’s start with Tradermoni first and Bubu’s campaign! FIRS Fowler gave billions for buhari reelection from d national treasury, who's investigating that? Tinubu's bullion vans on d eve of buhari's election n u guys kept numb despite series of petitions? Efcc lack professionalism n transparency
Jobless fools What about Buhari's? They will pay for it for sure as power is transient! Coronavirus! Buhari's presidential campaign funds are sanctified! 🤔 What about PMB's campaign donations in 2015 & 2019? But not the current president's? And bourdillion bullion vans are also not being investigated? OBJ cash out Most, then our PMB, that Jonathan ehen, He no sabi 😥🇳🇬
When is are you probing PRESIDENT BUHARI'S CAMPAIGN FUNDS? What about PMB's campaign donations? What of chief grass cutter it's not yet time for him to be probed, your heads need to be examine against corona virus. Radarada oshiii Probe your father. Why dont you start with probing Mr Integrity campaign funding. Selective justice
Council of elders are yet to decide on bullion van officialEFCC should probe MBuhari campaign fund first. It seems the bunch of idiots are looking for war😠 So buhari campaign donations can't be probed too And Buhari's campaign funds fell down from Heaven ? Holy and incorruptible money abi , useless things called officialEFCC
What about Buhari's campaign funds? Idiots.. What about Tinubu bullion van? What about Gandollar.. Am sure they want to hit up the polity yet again officialEFCC wen will u go after d bullion van MuyeYahya When officialEFCC is probing just know that OfficialAPCNg is at the corner! But coronovirus is already visiting.
Haunt as much as you may like but your failure to take down the man that everyone knew stole is your shame. Tinubu is your big time shame and failure This is apc vs pdp war Lol Continue disgracing yourselves officialEFCC Presidency little dog that can't catch a threat to Nigerian economy. Abacha did not steal but today, he is known as a liar and failed president
Hope you will be sincere about the probe If you chopped our national yam and decamped to APC, never relax yet o. You go vomit the yam and still go jail. Please, just be patient with us Magu is working Good one These people are just mad. But bullion Van is a no go area , one thing that makes me happy is , change is constant. Tomorrow someone else will be probed
What about Buhari's double presidential campaign donations? officialEFCC but what about the truck been seen in a residential apartment in Burdillon is that one under probe? I am asking for a friend officialEFCC, are you also going to attend to the bullion Van's petition?
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