The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has apparently been banned from researching a personal jet stacked with cash on February 15, 2019, the eve of the prematurely ended presidential and National Assembly races.
On February fifteenth, a video of a plane helpless to fly in view of the immense measure of money stuffed on it, became a web sensation. As indicated by Punch, numerous sources said the EFCC agents from that point raged the territory after a tip-off from certain individuals about the payload.
They requested the wellspring of the cash, its proprietor and goal. The team was said to have educated the agents that the cash was intended for decision costs in Kwara State, however the analysts allegedly demanded removing the money pull.
“The EFCC agents examined the team and they guaranteed they were a piece of the administration. They likewise gave a code which they accepted the agents would see, however the investigators demanded removing the cash.
In any case, a telephone call originated from the Presidential Villa requesting them to hands off the issue and clean up from the scene. Soon after, equipped officers assumed control over the scene and the cash was moved into another plane which took off by 10pm that night.”
Talking on the episode, the representative of the counter join office, Tony Orilade, said he questions if the occurrence truly occurred.
“On the plane-heap of money you got some information about, I saw the photos and we realize that these photos are things that can be controlled to accomplish the reasons by their makers. Every one of the reports from the field are being evaluated and we will turn out with our position once it is prepared.
How about we not be diverted by the exercises of underhandedness creators; like the acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu stated, we will keep on making the best choice to improve Nigeria a nation for everyone.”Orilade said
In the interim, discoveries have shown that the EFCC may not explore the development of colossal money into two bullion vans by a pioneer of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on the eve of the races.
In spite of the fact that Tinubu conceded in a meeting with columnists in Lagos that he transported the mass cash into his Ikoyi living arrangement, it was assembled that the counter join organization had no arrangement to test the occurrence.