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Abacha Loot: PDP Asks National Assembly To Probe Buhari Administration


The Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) has known as on the Nationwide Meeting to save lots of the nation by instantly enterprise a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

This comes towards the backdrop of experiences during which the US Division of Justice alleged that the Nigerian authorities plans handy over about $100m out of the cash looted by late former Head of State, Basic Sani Abacha, to Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu.

In an announcement on Saturday by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP decried the alleged large corruption within the Presidency.

READ ALSO: Nigerian Govt Denies Planning To Pay Bagudu $100m From Abacha Loot

It claimed that the latest revelation has additional uncovered that the federal government has been dwelling a lie – parading as saints with false anti-corruption posturing.

In keeping with the primary opposition get together, the Presidency has been swimming in “a huge ocean of corruption and massive treasury looting”.

The assertion mentioned, “PDP’s name relies on the stinking experiences by the US Division of State that the President Buhari-led Authorities plots to funnel the repatriated cash to sure people related to the Presidency, together with a specific state governor allegedly concerned within the preliminary looting of the cash.

“The PDP says the report that the Buhari-led authorities has been blocking makes an attempt to recuperate a part of the looted funds traced to Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Discussion board, who was reportedly indicted by the US for allegedly serving to in transferring billions of greenback in another country in the course of the navy period, speaks volumes of the corruption and concealments occurring within the Buhari Presidency.

“Furthermore, additional revelations within the report that as a substitute of recovering the stolen cash, the Federal Authorities is even within the technique of funnelling $100 million (N36.three billion) out of the looted funds to Governor Bagudu, highlights the humongous sleaze, duplicity, and treachery that pervade the Buhari administration.

“From the report, it’s clear that the Buhari Presidency has additional smeared itself, and not instructions the belief and confidence of stakeholders inside and out of doors the nation in its struggle towards corruption.

“There are already apprehensions within the public house of big complicity and patronising of corruption below President Buhari’s watch, which is instantly answerable for our worsening corruption ranking, a comatose economic system, hardship, and untold struggling which have turned our nation into world’s poverty capital.”

The PDP, subsequently, known as on the Nationwide Meeting to redeem the picture of the nation by invoking its statutory devices to order a forensic investigation into the dealing with of repatriated funds.

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