EFCC performing chairman Mohammed Umar: his company below hearth for double customary
The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee most likely anticipated public applause for retrieving N250 million from a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Growth Fee( NDDC).
However the fee has bought public condemnation as a substitute for concealing the id of the rogue former NDDC boss.
The EFCC in an announcement Friday introduced the ultimate forfeiture of the quantity to the Federal Authorities.
It stated Justice R.M Aikawa of the Federal Excessive Courtroom sitting in Lagos, lately granted the order, primarily based on an software by the Lagos zonal workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee( EFCC).
The EFCC had approached the court docket, in search of the forfeiture of the fund, arguing that it was traced, recovered and fairly suspected to be a part of proceeds of illegal actions.
Particularly, investigation by the Fee revealed contractor with the NDDC, obtained funds for a purported contract and transferred N250million, suspected as kickbacks, to an actual property firm, for the acquisition of a property in favour of the previous MD of the NDDC.
The EFCC, armed with sufficient info and figures concerned within the transaction, approached the court docket for the forfeiture of the cash to the federal government.
Justice Aikawa granted the order of ultimate forfeiture accordingly.
However who’re the contractor and the ex-NDDC managing director?
“The previous MD no get title? Abi his title na ‘Former MD?
If na small yahoo boys now, una go carry placard tie spherical his neck with the names of all his village individuals + ancestors on the board”, tweeted Okechukwu Onoh.
A livid Michael Ekpo requested the EFCC to withdraw the report.
“Whoever is in control of this deal with as Admin needs to be queried.
@officialEFCC. This information merchandise is unacceptable, a fraud and needs to be instantly deleted. The NAME of the stated MD should both be talked about or the story taken down. We should do the right factor and make sure the combat…”, he wrote.
Jerry Ohonsi stated the EFCC has misplaced its credibility on the report.
“you persons are not credible in any respect, if it was a boy that’s making an attempt to fulfill up together with his love for now, una go carry laptop computer put for hin hand snap with motor for background. The NDDC MD no get title and face abi. Una be rip-off to this nation. No marvel una oga self na thief”, he wrote on Twitter.
The EFCC bought the identical reactions on Instagram.
“This former NDDC MD doesn’t have a reputation or he’s ghost or y’all afraid to name him out?”, requested Jeffrey Aluefua.