Lagos assembly speaker, Obasa in EFCC office over misappropriation of public funds
Emerging report revealed that the speaker of the Lagos State, Mudashiru Obasa is currently at the office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for questioning over allegations of financial misappropriation.
Barely 24 hours ago, the Lagos speaker, Obasa, some top members and accounting officials in the Lagos Assembly were invited by the EFCC for questioning.
EXPOSED: 64 Bank Accounts Linked To BVN Of Lagos Assembly Speaker, @Mudashiru_Obasa | Sahara Reporters
SaharaReporters discovered that the accounts registered with various names, are being used to siphon public funds in Lagos. #ObasaGate
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According to report, the Lagos speaker, Obasa who is a stooge of ex-Lagos governor and All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Tinubu arrived at EFCC’s office at about 10:00am today.
Recall that SaharaReporters had in series of reports detailed how Obasa had engaged in looting of public funds since he became Speaker of the Assembly.
The online news platform revealed how he operated over 64 bank accounts using different names to steal public funds.
To conceal his identity, the Speaker changed his name and date of birth in some of the accounts.
Aside from using Ajayi Mudashiru Obasa, he also used Obasa Abdulrahman Gbadunola and Gabriel Adedoyin Savage to register some of the bank accounts.
SaharaReporters also exposed how Obasa awarded contracts to himself using different companies owned by him and how he got the Assembly to approve N258m for the printing of invitation cards for the inauguration of lawmakers two months after the event held.
#PressPlay: “Money Is For Spending,” Says Lagos Speaker, @Mudashiru_Obasa, In Response To Corruption Allegations
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