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Appearing On Nigerian Lawmaker’s Directive, Anti-graft Company, EFCC Arrests Borno Governor’s Aide Over Fb Put up




Betera who represents Biu/Bayo/Shani federal constituency is the Chairman, Home of Representatives Committee on Appropriation.

Guyaba had in a Fb publish accused the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) presidential aspirant of enriching himself and his household.
Sources informed SaharaReporters that Abdullahi was detained on Tuesday night after he honoured an invite by the top of the EFCC zonal workplace in Maiduguri.
He had on Could 29 in a Fb publish alleged {that a} Borno politician could also be concerned within the N84bn fraud involving the suspended Accountant-Basic of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.
Saharareporters had reported that Idris was nabbed by operatives of the EFCC on Could 16, 2022, in reference to a sequence of fraudulent actions initially regarded as N84 billion.

Sources revealed that in questioning, Idris talked about names, corporations, and an enormous amount of cash which is presently underneath probe.
“Breaking News: Rumor has it {that a} distinguished federal lawmaker from Borno could also be concerned within the 80 billion naira cash laundering and diversion saga by the arrested accountant basic of the federation Alhaji Ahmad Idris,” the Borno governor’s aide posted on Fb.
He continued, “Yesterday I shared a narrative concerning the 80 billion Naira saga involving Alh Ahmed Idris the place it was alleged {that a} distinguished Borno lawmaker could also be concerned. I didn’t point out any identify. Sadly, some supporters of 1 explicit lawmaker began raining all types of insults and threats on me. I simply posted it as a result of it’s a trending situation. The identical method I posted that former Governor Yari who can also be accused of the identical situation. I didn’t in any method point out any identify, I simply posted it the way in which learn it. If anybody feels offended, that is not the intent. Simply noticed a trending situation on-line and shared it.”
Regardless of not mentioning any identify, sources stated loyalists of Betera went underneath the publish, alleging he was referring to the lawmaker, with a lot of them threatening him.
“After the publish, Abdullahi began receiving completely different cellphone calls from many politicians loyal to Mr Betera, together with some members of the Nationwide Meeting demanding that he ought to delete the publish,” one among his buddies informed SaharaReporters.

“On Could 30, he went on his Fb web page to offer extra clarification on this situation. He apologized and stated he didn’t point out any identify however some supporters of 1 explicit lawmaker began raining all types of insults and threats on him. He stated he simply posted it as a result of it was a trending situation.
“Whereas the saga was happening, one other name was made to Abdullahi, this time, from the Head of EFCC Zonal Workplace, Maiduguri who requested that he was inviting him to the workplace. Abdullahi informed him then that he was at Biu Native Authorities Space and couldn’t make it on the day of the invitation. He nevertheless pleaded that he would come the following day by 2 pm which the zonal head agreed.

“On arrival, the zonal head stated he invited Abdullahi to offer extra rationalization on his assertion which he made on Fb however Abdullahi insisted that his remark was an unharmful publish which was solely misinterpreted by many individuals who assume he was referring to Betera.

“The Zonal Head directed that Abdullahi be investigated by a staff of detectives of the EFCC. They requested him a number of questions and insisted that he should present the place he obtained the assertion which he made concerning the lacking billions he linked some lawmakers to however Abdullahi maintained that he picked the publish randomly on Fb and flagged it as a hearsay being made by others which was misinterpreted.
“Regardless of efforts by members of the family to get him launched, the Zonal Head insisted that he was following a directive from the Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, to detain Abdullahi.

“We heard it from a dependable supply within the EFCC that Muktari Betara has concluded plans to cope with Abdullahi Yusuf utilizing a few of his buddies within the company, utilizing his affect because the Chairman of Appropriation within the Nationwide Meeting.

“We imagine additionally that the Chairman of the EFCC has nothing to do with this and we would like him to make use of his good workplace to intervene on this matter as it is a clear case of a witch-hunt.”