The federal government has prohibited 29 conspicuous Nigerians from going out of the nation following the current crime evidence against them.
The uncommon presidential special board for the recuperation of open property, Okoi Obono-Obla, at a media preparation on Monday, December 17, said the 29 individuals will be prohibited from going until the point when their cases are resolved, Leadership revealed.
“We have compiled 29 names and submitted to the controller general of the Immigration Service. The 29 people will be banned from traveling because they have corruption charges. Their names have been given to Immigration Service. They won’t be allowed to travel,” he said.
The administrator of the benefit recuperation board filed the names of those the journey prohibition affect which are:
1. Deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu,
2. Senator Hope Uzodimma,
3. Former Senate president David Mark,
4. Former House of Representatives speaker Dimeji Bankole,
5. Former deputy speaker Usman Nafada,
6. Former aviation minister Stella Odua,
7. Folake Oke,
8. Senator Peter Nwaoboshi,
9. Abubakar Yar’Adua,
10. Olisah Metuh,
11. Former Sokoto state governor Attahiru Bafarawa,
12. Tumsa brothers among others.
He rejected hints that the president meddled with the counter crime battle, taking note of each organization works without the obstruction of the administration.
Obla expressed that that some other conspicuous Nigerians are under scrutiny for their supposed association in fraudulents habit, He said the property recuperation board had visited the controversy of the Panama Papers.
“We have gone into area where others have left untouched,” Obla said referring to the Panama controversy.
“We have gone into investigating the issue of the Panama Papers. We have found out that many Nigerian public officers have properties abroad and we are in collaboration with the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to unravel the issue of the Panama papers,“ Obla said.