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EXCLUSIVE: Anti-graft Company, EFCC Invites Ogun Assembly Speaker, Lawmakers Over again For Monetary Fraud After Governor Abiodun ‘Killed’ First Invitation

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Nigeria’s Anti-graft company, the Economic and Monetary Crimes Commission (EFCC) has all but again invited the Speaker of the Ogun Train Dwelling of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, for questioning over alleged financial misappropriation, forgery and money laundering.The EFCC had earlier in a letter dated December 9, 2021, with a reference No: CR: 3000/EFCC/LS/CMU/OG1/VOL.3/165, requested Oluomo to checklist to its Lagos place of work however the Speaker had claimed he was as soon as working “on the 2022 finances introduced by Governor Dapo Abiodun.”Nonetheless, in a single more letter dated January 05, 2022 with a reference No: CR: 3000/EFCC/LS/CMU/OG1/VOL.1/004, and obtained by SaharaReporters, the EFCC requested the Speaker checklist to its place of work alongside with the Accountant and Director of Finance and Tale for questioning.The letter learn, “The commission’s letter with reference number CR, 3000/EFCC/LS/CMU/OG1/VOL.3/165 dated 9th December 2021 and your response of 13th December 2021 on the above field, refer.“In scrutinize of the above, you are kindly requested to checklist alongside with the accountant and Director of Finance and Tale for the pending interview with the undersigned by the Head, Chairman’s monitoring Unit as practice.”SaharaReporters had reported that the Speaker was as soon as being investigated by the anti-graft company with the Assembly clerk and a few long-established individuals of the Dwelling.In one more letter obtained then by SaharaReporters, the EFCC had requested the clerk to manufacture it with files on all finances appropriations and allocations of the Dwelling from Can also 30, 2015 till date.“The Speaker and others are below probe for a entire lot of allegations. First one is financial misappropriation. About N85,000,000 month-to-month for running cost of the Assembly can’t be accounted for since June 2019 till date by Mr Speaker and Clerk, the approving officer and accounting officer respectively,” a lawmaker had told SaharaReporters.“This led to a rift between the Speaker and the not too prolonged ago impeached Deputy Speaker after the latter demanded accountability and transparency. Even doing Covid-19 lockdown, running costs similar to native/international shuttle, cost for fuelling the generator were diverted to internal most accounts.“Diversion of constituency allowance funds (each and every member of the eighth Assembly quiet N20,000,000 twice between 2015-2019. Many of the retired receipts were solid and fictitious photography of purported ghost initiatives were filed by individuals. The unusual Speaker and 3 other unusual individuals were segment of the eighth Assembly below investigation. A unusual Special Adviser to the Governor of Ogun impart who also has a college certificate scandal case over him, was as soon as segment of the eighth Assembly below the EFCC radar.“Forgery of Monetary Payments (i-The Dwelling handed a resolution to approve ultimate N75 billion Bond for the Train Government sometime in June 2020, however Speaker secretly falsified the scream of the resolution letter in favour of the Govt, modified it to N200 billion after individuals had already handed and signed resolution for comely N75 billion on the flooring of the Dwelling sooner than the digicam.“Speaker falsified some contents {S.7(4)} of Ogun Train Legislative Funds Management Invoice, after passage, for internal most/egocentric grounds. After the passage on the flooring of the Dwelling, he falsified the contents in his favour sooner than sending a ultimate reproduction to the Government for assent.“Speaker in connivance with Mr Clerk, also falsified the unusual Standing Characterize of the Dwelling sooner than the commencement of the 9th Assembly, to favour his election as the Speaker and disqualified others to contest, amongst other contents.”

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