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EFCC declares former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello wanted over alleged N80.2b fraud

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello wanted on alleged money laundering charges to the tune of N80.2 Billion

In a statement released on social media, the anti-graft agency, appealed for in with information about his whereabouts to report to the nearest police station or the commission.

EFCC declares former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello wanted over alleged N80.2b fraud

This comes a day after the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) barricaded the residence of the immediate past Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, at Benghazi Street, Wuse Zone 4 in Abuja.

He was whisked away from his residence by Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo, who interfered when EFCC operatives laid siege on his predecessor Yahaya Bello’s home on Wednesday, April 17.

EFCC had joined the former governor as a co-defendant in the ongoing trial of his nephew, Ali Bello, who is the current Chief of Staff to Governor Usman Ododo, Dauda Sulaiman, and Abdulsalam Hudu in an alleged N84 billion money laundering case before Justice James Omotosho of the Federal High Court in Abuja

The commission had on March 14 amended the charge against Ali Bello, Sulaiman, and Hudu to include the former governor as the fourth defendant. They are charged with 17 counts charges bordering on money laundering, breach of trust, and misappropriation of funds to the tune of N84,062,406,089.88.

 

 

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