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Corruption These 23 names on FG's new looters list will shock you

This is coming after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) released 50 names of alleged looters who are also members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Information Minister Lai Mohammed

(The Guardian Nigeria)

The Federal Government has released 23 more names of people who allegedly looted funds from the government’s coffers.

This is coming after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) released 50 names of alleged looters who are also members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The first list of looters was released by the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed on Friday, March 30, 2018.

Speaking on the latest list, the information minister said that the first list was a teaser.

Mohammed also said that the names on the list were released based on verifiable facts.

According to Channels TV, the minister released the list today, Sunday, April 1, 2018.

He said ”At the press conference where the list was released, I did say it was a tip of the iceberg. Apparently, this does not mean anything to people whose style is to comment on issues they barely understand, or just to shoot down anything coming from the government.

“The Federal Government has a large number of alleged looters on its list. What was the PDP expecting when it challenged the FG to name the looters of the public treasury under the party’s watch? Did the PDP actually believe that the massive looting under its watch was a joke?”

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Names of on the new list

The names on the new list of looters include:

1. Former NSA Sambo Dasuki - Based on EFCC investigations and findings (this is beside the ongoing $2.1 billion military equipment scandal), a total of N126 billion, over $1.5 billion and 5.5million British Pounds was allegedly embezzled through his office.

2. Former Petroleum Resources Minister Dieziani Alison-Madukwe - In one of the cases the EFCC is investigating involving her, about N23 billion is alleged to have been embezzled.

3. Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika - N4.5 billion. N29million recovered by the EFCC so far.

4. Alex Badeh, former Chief of Defence Staff - N8 billion, and EFCC recovered almost N4 billion in cash and property already.

5. Inde Dikko: former CG Customs - N40 billion, and N1.1 billion in cash recovered in cash and choice properties.

6. Air Marshal Adesola Amosun - N21.4 billion. N2.8 billion recovered in cash. 28 properties and 3 vehicles also recovered.

7. Senator Bala Abdulkadir, former FCT Minister - N5 billion. Interim forfeiture order on some property secured.

8. Senator Stella Oduah - N9.8 billion. Interim forfeiture order on some property secured.

9. Former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu - N1.6 billion – from NSA

10. Senator Jonah Jang, former Plateau State Governor - N12.5 billion

11. Bashir Yuguda, former Minister of State for Finance

12. Senator Peter Nwaboshi - N1.5 billion

13. Aliyu Usman: Former NSA Dasuki’s aide - N512 million

14. Ahmad Idris: Former NSA Dasuki’s PA - N1.5 billion

15. Rasheed Ladoja: Former Oyo Governor - N500 million

16. Tom Ikimi - N300 million

17. Femi Fani-Kayode - N866 million

18. Hassan Tukur, former PPS to President Goodluck - $1.7 million

19. Nenadi Usman - N1.5 billion

20. Benedicta Iroha - N1.7 billion

21. Aliyu Usman Jawaz: Close ally of former NSA Dasuki - N882 million

22. Godknows Igali - Over N7 billion

23. Rtd. Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah - N13.9 billion. N4.8 billion recovered by EFCC in cash and property

SERAP attacks Lai Mohammed

Meanwhile, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has described the looters list as clumsy, arbitrary and selective.

The group also called on the Federal Government to withdraw the list, adding that it looks like the Federal Government wants to serve a political objective or carry out political agenda.

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