Keyamo Sues EFCC To Compel Arrest And Prosecution Of Atiku
Keyamo Sues EFCC To Compel Arrest And Prosecution Of Atiku

Keyamo Sues EFCC To Compel Arrest And Prosecution Of Atiku

Keyamo Sues EFCC To Compel Arrest And Prosecution Of Atiku

Spokesman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Festus Keyamo, has filed a suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking the arrest and prosecution of the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Keyamo in the suit filed at a Federal High Court, Abuja, joined The Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offence Commission and the Code of Conduct Bureau as co-defendants.

He is seeking an order to compel EFCC to arrest and investigate Atiku Abubakar, following a videos by a former aide to Atiku Abubakar, Michael Achimugu.

Achimugu in the video alleged that between 1999 and 2001, Atiku Abubakar while in office set up the special purpose vehicle to fleece funds.

Keyamo wants Atiku to be prosecuted for allegedly breach of trust, criminal misappropriation, money laundering and violating the code of conduct for public officers.

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According to the suit, Keyamo said Abubakar needs to be investigated over his alleged connection “with information available to him in respect of a certain bank account belonging to a company named Marine Float and other accounts of two undisclosed companies, which information he disclosed to a certain close aide of his called Michael Achimugu, as to how the said accounts were used as a ‘Special Purpose Vehicles’ to secretly divert and misappropriate public funds between 1999 and 2007 when the 1st defendant (Atiku) served as vice president of Nigeria”.

Keyamo is also seeking an order of the court compelling the anti-graft agencies “to invite and/or arrest, investigate and (if found wanting) prosecute the 1st defendant in respect of information available to the 1st defendant in respect of a certain bank account belonging to a company named Marine Float and other accounts of two undisclosed companies, which information he disclosed to a certain close aide of his called Michael Achimugu, as to how the said accounts were used as ‘special purpose vehicles’ to secretly divert and misappropriate public funds between 1999 and 2007 when the 1st defendant served as vice president of Nigeria”.

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