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Recovered $50M NIA's boss wife reportedly moved funds into Ikoyi apartment

The whistleblower reportedly said on two occasions, he helped Folashade Oke, who was always curiously dressed in a haggardly way, to carry the money to “Dash-Dash”. 

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There are fresh reports that a certain Folashade Oke, wife of the NIA boss, Ayodele Oke is allegedly the individual that moved the $43 million, N23.2 million and £27,800 (N13billion) cash into the controversial flat 7B of the Osborne Towers in Ikoyi.

According to a report by SaharaReporters, the wife of the Director-General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency (NIA) had been fingered to have been the one moving cash into the apartment in haggard looking clothes.

It was further reported that one of the whistleblowers responsible for the discovery described Oke's spouse as a woman who spoke fluent Yoruba and repeatedly brought huge bags of money to Apartment 7B. 

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The report also revealed that apartment 7B was known to guards as Apartment “Dash-Dash” because in the records there were two dashes where the name of the owner ought to be.

NIA DG. Ambassador Ayodele Oke play

NIA DG. Ambassador Ayodele Oke

(Sahara Reporters)

 

The whistleblower reportedly said on two occasions, he helped Folashade Oke, who was always curiously dressed in a haggardly way, to carry the money to “Dash-Dash”. 

He further said Folashade, on the first occasion, gave him N10,000 as a gift, and on the second, N500.

The whistleblower further said the woman would spend about two hours in the apartment, then go freshen up in the gym at the back of the building before leaving.

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Ayodele Oke had claimed the funds were meant for some special cases being handled by the NIA and which was released by ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

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