EFCC beams searchlight on seven former governors, six former ministers, a fleeing presidential aide implicated in the $2.1billion arms deals, ex-military chiefs under probe, agents/fronts of some of these public officers and five chieftains of the PDP At least seven governors are said to be on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) radar over alleged $200billion loot to the United Arab Emirates.
This follows a trip to Dubai by the chairman of the anti-graft agency Ibrahim Magu, and other officials of the anti-graft agency, which is in line to recover the $200billion loot. Mallam Shehu Sani, the chairman of the Senate committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts had claimed that as much as $200 billion of stolen funds from Nigeria may have been hidden in the UAE by past public officers and their agents/fronts.
He said: “Over $200 billion are stashed away in Dubai alone. This may be the monies stolen in the last 20 years. I am not talking about estates and bonds and other securities bought with Nigeria’s stolen money.”
It was gathered that seven former governors, six former ministers, a fleeing presidential aide implicated in the $2.1billion arms deals, ex-military chiefs under probe, agents / fronts of some of these public officers and five chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) are under the EFCC searchlight for stashing away cash or acquiring properties in the UAE. Some mansions belonging to some former Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and their cronies or fronts may also be seized.