Speaking recently with the American News Channel, PBS News hour on the operations of the NNPC under the leadership of Alison-Madueke, Emir of Kano, Sanusi Muhammad II said corruption was at its peak as a small group of people stole almost everything in the Nation’s treasury. The former CBN governor, therefore argued that if Diezani goes to court and is jailed for example, it sends a signal to other corrupt Nigerian leaders. He added further that Nigeria lost about a billion dollars monthly under former President Jonathan. Flowing from this, INFORMATION NIGERIA takes a look at the 5 ‘generals’ under GEJ’s administration who are currently under fire for corruption…
The current president of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, and Nigeria’s former petroleum minister who served under President Goodluck Jonathan. Diverse controversies ranging from reckless government spending, mismanagement of the oil sector and using millions of dollars in public funds to pay for luxuries such as private jets have trailed the former Minister for several years now and was recently arrested in London for corruption.
The former Finance Minister has been under fire over the $5 billion recovered Abacha funds by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), her complexity int he alleged $2 billion arms deal fraud for which former National Securty Adviser(NSA), Sambo Dasuki has been accused of, the whereabouts of the $700 million withdrawn from the $1 billion belonging to the Sovereign Wealth Funds, SWF, spending $1 billion out of the Excess Crude Account to fund the re-election bid of former President Jonathan and many more.
Former Minister of Works was recently accused by the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole of mishandling $700 million that was meant for a bridge megaproject.
Former minister of Interior in October was called by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over the ill-fated Immigration recruitment exercise which claimed the lives f innocent job seekers and gulped N520 million from applicant, that wasn’t accounted for.