Senate C’ttee Chairman On NDDC, Nwaoboshi In 2nd Batch Of Looters

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The Federal Government has released more names of people who have allegedly looted the nation’s treasury with the chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Affairs, and Senator representing Delta North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi and other top government officials in the President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

The Federal Government said the list of alleged looters which was released earlier was based on verifiable facts, including the amount involved, the date the amount in question was collected and from where it was taken.

Releasing the second list of alleged looters on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said those complaining that the list was too short did not understand that it was strategically released as a teaser.

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He referred to his earlier statement that the list was just ‘a tip of the iceberg’ and slammed the PDP for challenging the Federal Government to name the looters.

”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?, he queried.

Alhaji Mohammed said the Federal Government will neither be intimidated nor blackmailed into silence, adding that it will also not rest until all those who looted the public treasury have been brought to justice.

See the second list of alleged looters released by the Federal Government below…

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 5.5 million British Pounds was allegedly embezzled through his office. 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. Rtd. Lt.-Gen. Kenneth MinimahLt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, Alex Barde, former Chief of Defence Staff Inde Dikko: former CG Customs Air Marshal Adesola Amosun, Senator Bala Abdulkadir, former FCT Minister, Senator Stella Oduah, Former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu, Senator Jonah Jang, former Plateau State Governor Bashir Yuguda, former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Peter Nwaboshi, Aliyu Usman: Former NSA Dasuki’s aide Ahmad Idris: Former NSA Dasuki’s PA Rasheed Ladoja: Former Oyo Governor Tom Ikimi, Femi Fani-Kayode, Hassan Tukur, former PPS to President Goodluck Nenadi Usman, Benedicta Iroha, Aliyu Usman Jawaz: Close ally of former NSA Dasuki Jonah Jang, former Plateau State Governor Godknows Igali.

Additional report from Channels TV.

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