Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubabar has reeled out 30 names of those accused of corruption working with President Muhammadu Buhari, ThisDay has reported.
Some notable names among the many many allegedly corrupt APC chieftains, consistent with Atiku, embody; former governor of Edo State and National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole; a serving senator and former Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Adamu; Lagos socialite and Director General of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Folarin Coker; the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the APC, Senator Bola Tinubu; Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Abba Kyari; sacked former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal; the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai; the minister of state transport (Aviation), Senator Hadi Sirika; The First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari; and the Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board, Mr. Adedayo Thomas; former governor of Bauchi State, Adamu Muazu; former Osun State Deputy Governor, Senator Iyiola Omisore; former pension chief, Abdulrasheed Maina; former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro; and former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu.
Also listed is the Bauchi State authorities under Governor Isa Yuguda; former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo; Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje; a two-term former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Seminu Turaki; in-law to President Buhari, who’s the Executive Secretary, Border Communities Development Agency (BDCA), Alhaji Junaid Abdullahi, and former governor of the state who’s at current accountable for Buhari’s advertising marketing campaign in Sokoto State, Alhaji Aliyu Wamako.
Others are; the gubernatorial candidate of the APC in Imo State and an in depth affiliate of President Buhari, Senator Hope Uzodimma; serving Minister of Transportation and Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation in 2015, who has been charged with the obligation of creating sure that Buhari is elected a second time, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi; and the embattled Zamfara State governor, Alhaji Abdul’ aziz Yari.
Others embody the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru; and the suspended Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayodele Oke.
While Oshiomhole was linked with petitions over allegations of big scale corruption, all through his days as governor of Edo State by a human rights crusader, Bishop Osadolor Ochei, the PDP moreover pointed accusing fingers in his course in reference to alleged financial inducements over the previous APC primaries. Adamu, one among President Buharis’s allies throughout the Senate, is being prosecuted alongside 18 others for allegedly stealing N15 billion from the treasury by way of contracts awarded when he was governor for eight years.
While Coker faces N3billion fraud value, Lai Mohammed was alleged to have begged his subordinates on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for a ‘loan’ of 13 million to permit him journey to China.
Tinubu’s Alpha Beta is coping with N100 billion corruption allegation, consistent with Atiku’s Special Assistant on Public Communications, Mr. Phrank Shaibu who launched the 30 names and the corruption allegation in the direction of eaqch of them.
The assertion alleged Babachir’s involvement throughout the infamous grass-cutting scandal as a result of the SGF.
Shaibu alleged that Buratai allegedly bought two Dubai mansions for $1.5 million; Sirika was accused of siphoning over N1.2 billion on a phony Nigeria Air enterprise, which was lastly suspended by the federal authorities.
The First Lady was talked about to have made the itemizing for reporting her ADC, Sani Baban-Inna, to the security companies over allegation of swindling members of most people of the sum of N2.5 billion.
Muazu has N19.eight billion case of corruption with the EFCC, nevertheless he has “taken refuge with the APC.” While Omisore’s N1.three billion fraud value stays to be pending, he is already looking for political refuge throughout the APC.