Recovery Of Alamieyesegha's Stolen Loot: Documents Put EFCC's Integrity To Question
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, (THEWILL) - Contrary to the claim of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that it knows nothing about the move by the Bayelsa State Government to recover N1.
4 billion and $1.
3 million belonging to the State that it recovered from convicted former Governor DSP Alamieyeseigha since 2006, THEWILL has obtained documents which shows that the EFCC is being economical with the truth and misleading the public.
Documents obtained by THEWILL today including a letter dated 12th December 2013, from the Deputy Director of Operations of the EFCC, Kabiru A.
Shehu, addressed to the lawyers representing Bayelsa State inviting them to a meeting on the 19th of December 2013, to discuss the return of the stolen funds rubbishes the EFCC's position contained in a statement http://thewillnigeria.
com/news/efcc-says-bayelsas-suit-to-recover-alams-loot-provocative-blackmail/ widely circulated earlier.
The funds were seized from Alamieyeseigha following his conviction for money laundering and fraud during his tenure as governor.
He was however granted a controversial pardon in 2013 by his kinsman, President Goodluck Jonathan who was then Deputy Governor of the State, though he eventually became Governor following the impeachment of Alamieyeseigha.
The documents so far obtained by THEWILL on the matter are reproduced below: n n n n n