Gov. Nyako Stopped & Interrogated By German Police Over Money Laundering
Information reaching ukpakareports.com indicates that all is not well with the governor of Adamawa State, Governor Nyako. This is as the German police picked up Governor Nyako's close aide by the name Retired Navy Captain Dandiya at Frankfurt Airport on the early afternoon hours of Saturday July 10th 2010 for having in his possession an estimated amount of $3million [N570millin] in cash. The money is believed to belong to the Governor of Adamawa State.
As gathered through credible sources, the German police [anti-money authorities stopped the long time aide of the Governor after having received a tip from the authorities in Nigeria of the movement of large sum of money believed to originate from part of the N24billion oil windfall received by the State of Adamawa.
Details are still sketchy but information has it that Governor Nyako who was on his way to Frankfurt, Germany at the time of arrest, was invited immediately he landed in Germany for a close door interrogation by the anti-money laundering authorities of the country. Following the interrogation, a source close to the embattled governor told our correspondent that the governor denied ownership of the money found in the possession of his aide. It was gathered that the police authorities in Germany remain skeptical as to the owners of the money. It is uncertain whether Retired Navy Captain Dandiya pointed to the governor as the owner of the money.
Meanwhile, the situation in Adamawa State spells of financial instability. Information coming out Adamawa State indicates that the State has gone bankrupt and presently owes its civil servants payment of salaries for the months of May and June 2010. Contractors are said to have abandoned projects due to lack of payment by the State Government.
Ukpakareports.com made attempts to contact the Adamawa State government through its Secretary to State Government [SSG] but he refused to respond. He was contacted through this number 0803 597 1186.
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