Governor Yahaya Bello at work on the age-old erosion ravaged section of the road from Anyigba to the headquarters of Dekina LG and to the neighboring Bassa LG.*** Ultra-modern General Hospital, Under Construction At Isanlu-Yagba East LGA-Kogi State. Similar projects ongoing simultaneously in two (2) other locations in the state, ie, Gegu in Kogi LGA and Eganyi in Ajaokuta LGA*** The World Bank commended Governor Yahaya Bello for refunding $4.63 million surplus funds under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)***  This app, is an Audio/visual excursion into the stewardship of His Excellency, Governor Yahaya Bello*** 

N20bn Saga Exposed: Plot To Deny North Central Presidential Ticket Behind EFCC vs Yahaya Bello

N20bn Saga Exposed: Plot To Deny North Central Presidential Ticket Behind EFCC vs Yahaya Bello

The panic withdrawal of the suit against the Kogi State government by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has been found to be fishy with a lot of expositions.

Experts reviewing the EFCC’s claim that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has received N19.3 billion Kogi salary bailout funds allegedly domiciled in an account with the Sterling Bank, found that the EFCC’s had failed to follow the standard of its operations by now making public its findings from the investigation it had supposedly done as it promised the court.

 

The group of experts and undercover reporters making their findings known in Abuja also revealed several angles to the EFCC versus Kogi State government bailout saga.

Recall that the Kogi State Government had in October, challenged the EFCC to come out with the report of its investigation on the purported N20 billion bailout funds over which a Lagos High Court reportedly froze the state’s account in August.

The sudden and panic conslusive line drawn by the EFCC as it has claimed to have recovered the money gave room for digging through which it was discovered that the EFCC is being used as part of the plot to deny north central presidential ticket as well as the plot to give north central the chairmanship of the All Progressive Party (APC).

It was discovered that the supposedly financial crime fighting commission is being doctored by Lawal Garuba who claims to be house boy or close confident and or an ally to Mamman Dauda, working with Governor of Kebbi State, Gov Baderu of Jigawa state and Gov. Fayemi of Ekiti state.

The plot is said to be focused on the promotion of George Akume of Benue state and Sen 313 from the north central in order to deny north central the presidential ticket.

The revealers documented that the plot is heavily connected to the plan to give Ahmed Tinubu the 2023 presidential ticket, a move that is not supported by several Nigerian leaders and even international bodies as they all call for younger age for the presidency.

It was reported that Tinubu has deployed resources to governors above to distort the Yahaya Bello campaign and form corruption cases against him, using EFCC.

It’s believed by the plotters that having Yahaya Bello towering name tarnished could truncate his ambition.

The north central, south east especially and young Nigerians should be wary of the plot to impose Tinubu on Nigerians. More so, Nigerians should have listening ears to the cry of Ibrahim Babangida and others calling for younger people to take over the leadership of the country.

N20bn Saga Exposed: Plot To Deny North Central Presidential Ticket Behind EFCC vs Yahaya Bello

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N20bn bailout fund: KOGI GOVT DESCRIBES EFCC’s DESPERATE BID TO COVER INCOMPETENCE AS LAUGHABLE

The Kogi State Government has described as laughable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s attempt to desperately wriggle out of a bad case with another mischief aimed, again, at misleading Nigerians.

It said, quoting a letter signed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, which had not said anything different from what had been said so far on the controversial N20bn bail-out fund, the EFCC had finally exposed the fact that it had been pursuing a political agenda all along.

In a statement reacting to a press release by the EFCC on Friday, the Commissioner for Information and Communications in Kogi State, Kingsley Fanwo, said the Government would prepare a comprehensive response to the latest of the desperate moves by the Commission to save its face in view of its obvious goof and unethical conduct in the matter in dispute.

“The press statement by the Commission is a malicious attempt to rope the state into a matter that ordinarily has nothing to do with our dear state,” he said.

“We maintain the unassailable truth that the Kogi State Government did not operate such account with the bank as affirmed in a letter by the bank. We sympathize with the EFCC as it has been a herculean task to cover the initial misinformation and deliberate deceit by the Commission,” the statement added.

Fanwo stressed that the Kogi State Government would react to the latest EFCC statement comprehensively, noting that “every option that is legal will be considered to maintain the innocence and transparency of our Government.”

“Kogites and indeed, Nigerians should rest assured that we will get to the root of this matter,” he assured.

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KOGI STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA

PRESS STATEMENT

Our attention has been drawn to a press statement by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to the effect that the controversial account in Sterling Bank with the name Kogi State Salary Bailout Account which was housing N19.3 billion naira which the Commission said has been returned to the Central Bank.

The Kogi State Government has described as laughable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s attempt to desperately wriggle out of a bad case with another mischief aimed, again, at misleading Nigerians.

Quoting a letter signed by the Central Bank of Nigeria, which has not said anything different from what has been said so far on the controversial N20bn bail-out fund, the EFCC finally exposed the fact that it had been pursuing a political agenda all along.

As we prepare a comprehensive response to the latest of the desperate moves by the Commission to save its face in view of its obvious goof and unethical conduct in the matter in dispute, the press statement by the Commission is a malicious attempt to rope the state into a matter that ordinarily has nothing to do with our dear state.

We maintain the unassailable truth that the Kogi State Government did not operate such account with the bank as affirmed in a letter by the bank.

We sympathize with the EFCC as it has been a herculean task to cover the initial misinformation and deliberate deceit by the Commission.

The Kogi State Government will react to this comprehensively as our media and legal teams are currently studying the ill-fated press statement by the EFCC. Every option that is legal will be considered to maintain the innocence and transparency of our Government.

Kogites and indeed, Nigerians should be rest assured that we will get to the root of this matter.

Kingsley Fanwo

Commissioner for Information and Communications

The Kogi State Government has reacted to the statement of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that it returned N19.3 billion bailout funds reportedly hidden by the State Government to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

In a statement by its spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the commission had said it transferred the said money to the apex bank.

“The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has acknowledged the receipt of the sum of N19, 333,333,333.36 (Nineteen Billion, Three Hundred and Thirty-three Million, Three Hundred and Thirty-three Thousand, Three Hundred and Thirty-three Naira, Thirty-six Kobo) recovered the EFCC from the Kogi State Salary Bail-out account domiciled in Sterling Bank Plc. This effectively puts to rest the campaign of misinformation and unconscionable denials by the Kogi State Government that no fund was recovered from its bail out account,” Uwujaren said.

But the Kogi State Government which has consistently denied hiding any money in any bank accused the EFCC of an attempt “to desperately wriggle out of a bad case with another mischief aimed, again, at misleading Nigerians.”

It vowed that it would take legal action to maintain the “innocence and transparency” of the government.

It said the EFCC had finally exposed the fact that it had been pursuing a political agenda all along.

In a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos, the Commissioner for Information and Communications in Kogi State, Kingsley Fanwo, said the Government would prepare a comprehensive response to the moves by the Commission “to save its face in view of its obvious goof and unethical conduct in the matter in dispute.”

“The press statement by the Commission is a malicious attempt to rope the state into a matter that ordinarily has nothing to do with our dear state,” he said.

“We maintain the unassailable truth that the Kogi State Government did not operate such account with the bank as affirmed in a letter by the bank. We sympathize with the EFCC as it has been a herculean task to cover the initial misinformation and deliberate deceit by the Commission.

“Kogites and indeed, Nigerians should rest assured that we will get to the root of this matter,” he added.

 

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