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Senator David Mark Returns To EFCC Over N5.4Billion Campaign Fraud & Money Laundering

EFCC to grill senate mark

December 18, 2017 – Former Senate President Senator David Mark Expected In EFCC Office Today Over N5.4Billion Campaign Fraud & Money Laundering

Ex-Senate President David Mark is expected to return to EFCC office today to answer questions regarding a whopping N5.4billion slush cash and campaign funds traced to him.

Part of the money is N550 million, which is part of the $2.1billion controversial arms procurement cash, according to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sources.

Mark is also expected to respond to issues raised in the Panama Papers bordering on his relationship with some shell firms.

But Mark insisted yesterday that no 2015 presidential election campaign fund for Benue State was given to him.

EFCC Detectives will today grill Mark on four issues.

He reportedly requested to be allowed to travel home to Otukpo, Benue State, after his preliminary grilling at the EFCC on Thursday, to fetch documents to exonerate himself from the allegations.

He is to answer questions on the following issues:

N550m arms procurement cash; N2.9billion curious payment into National Assembly’s account, which was shared to Senators during his tenure; and his role in the N2billion campaign funds meant for Benue State.

Here is what an EFCC source said:

“There is also Mark’s alleged links with eight offshore shell companies by #Panama Papers in flagrant violation of the code of conduct for public officers. “The firms were allegedly used to launder money, evade tax and dodge sanctions.”

[The Nation]

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. ttt

    December 18, 2017 at 5:19 AM

    APC new paper judge

  2. Mon

    December 18, 2017 at 5:48 AM

    This Buhari administration are mainly after those outside the hausa/fulani clan who they feel are threat in unseating them if ever there will be an election in 2019. Nigeria was not, is not and will never be one.

  3. iron bar

    December 18, 2017 at 6:13 AM

    WHO OWNS OSBORNE TOWERS MONEY?EFCC IS JUST A SHAME THAT THEY CANNOT COME OUT CLEAN TO PROSECUTE MEN IN BOTH PARTIES,I NOTICE ITS ONLY PDP THAT IS INVOLVED IN THE WITCH HUNT.WONT VOUCH FOR NO ONE.LET THEM RETURN THE MONEY AND EVEN SERVE JAIL TERM.BUT EQUITY MUST COME WITH CLEAN HANDS.ANY FLEEING PDP OR ANY OTHER PARTY MEMBER WHO FINDS REFUGE IN APC BECOMES A FREE BIRD AND ALL SINS FORGIVEN.ITS A HUGE SHAME ON EFCC

  4. paul olabisi

    December 18, 2017 at 8:13 AM

    you nigerian you get too much problem ,if you arrest yoruba you we say because is not hausa if arrest igbo you go say because is not yoruba.

  5. fifelomo

    December 18, 2017 at 8:41 AM

    Old fools everywhere. The moment there’s no more PDP and APC, then the country will move positively to the next level.

  6. J. B. Hunter

    December 18, 2017 at 10:34 AM

    Mon, I totally agree with your point of view. Your comment is 100% correct.

    I take a stroll…

  7. Lola O

    December 18, 2017 at 7:09 PM

    A thief is a thief, irrespective of their tribe or political affiliation. At least the Buhari administration is holding some people accountable. When the other party is in power, they can arrest whomsoever they find liable to Nigeria for embezzlement of public funds. So long as our stolen wealth is being returned and applied towards alleviation of the suffering masses to whom the national cake rightly belongs, I don’t care who is being arrested or punished. We only view things from a tribal, political or religious points of view. Until we tune our mentality towards seeing ourselves as Nigerians first, nothing will work in our favor. What a sick country! Can anyone satisfy Nigerians?

  8. ade eagle

    December 19, 2017 at 12:32 PM

    he should be sentenced to death by hanging all these corrupt bastards ruined Nigeria

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