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N19.3bn bailout: Yahaya Bello, EFCC to be sued

A popular politician of Kogi extraction, Usman Okai has vowed to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC); Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, among others, over allegations that the State Government fixed N19.3 billion bailout funds received from the Federal Government.

The activist made this known in a statement sighted by POLITICS NIGERIA on Wednesday.

“I have instructed my lawyer to stand firm with me in that legal tussle, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has the BVN and Account Number of the civil servants, the money can be paid to them directly using different measures.

“I am also joining the suit, compelling EFCC to order the concerned bank to publish documents authorising the opening of fixed deposit account in the name of Kogi State Government. I am a concerned citizen, standing for the innocent civil servants of my State,” the statement read.

Meanwhile, the camp of Governor Bello has repeatedly said the whole saga was aimed at tarnishing the political image of the presidential aspirant.

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