– The list of the richest Nigerians in political sector
allegedly released by the FBI
– The Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha mentioned
as the richest man in Nigeria’s
– The names of the fromer presidents Obasanjo,
Babangida are also on the list
The FBI, the American Federal Bureau of Investigation, has
allegedly unveiled the shocking list of the richest politicians
It seems that the list was first obtained for the Amanpour
Live show on CNN – which is famed for its investigations.
The agency further in its revelation revealed the details of
the top richest politicians’ American bank accounts.
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The names listed in the first reports include: ex-president
Olusegun Obasanjo, former Lagos state Governor, Bola
Tinubu, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, former
military head of state Ibrahim Babangida, former INEC
chairman Attahiru Jega, Maina, Oransanye, Lamido, Talba,
Alamyeisegha and Adamu Muazu.
Others on the list are:
1. Rochas Okorocha $1.4 billion Jp Morgan Chase/New York
2. Mohammed Rabi Musa Kwankwaso $1.15 billion
American Express, NY
3. Kashim Shettima $1.1 billion Wells Fargo, San Francisco
4. Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako, Gcon, Cfr $805 million City
5. Ibrahim $798 million City Group, Ny
6. Rotimi Amaechi $757 million US Bancorp, Minnesota
8. M Nyako Abdulaziz $626 million Ally Financial, Detriot
9.Adama Oshiomhole $625 million Bb&T, North Carolina
10. Rauf Aregbesola $513 million City Group, NY
11. Umaru Tanko Almakura $510 million State Street
12. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamako $476 million Wells Fargo,
13. Babatunde Fashola $448 million City Group, NY
14. Ibikunle Amosun $442 million Bank Of America
15. Ahmed $437 million US Bancorp
16. Abiola Adeyemi Ajimobi $422 million Ally Financial
President Muhammadu Buhari was elected on the promise
to eradicate corruption in Nigeria.
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Buhari vowed that he will fight against all corrupt practices
and abuse of public offices.
In the beginning of June the president partially fulfilled his
promise to publish specific details of funds traced to and
recovered from corrupt former government officials as part
of his war against endemic corruption.
On the list, the incumbent government said it had
recovered a total of N115.7bn cash, while assets worth over
N1.9tn had been frozen in one year.