EFCC Raids Aviation Agency NAMA, Arrests MD, Top Managers Over N5 Billion...

EFCC Raids Aviation Agency NAMA, Arrests MD, Top Managers Over N5 Billion TSA Fraud

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on February 13, 2016
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday, February 12, 2016 swooped on the office of the National Aviation Management Agency (NAMA) in Lagos over alleged N5 billion fraud relating to the Treasury Single Account, Punch reports.

The operatives stormed the corporate headquarters and annex of NAMA, arrived at about 11.55am, blocked roads leading to the agency, prevented people from leaving the premises.

WHen the EFCC raid was over, the left with the agency’s managing director, Ibrahim Abdulsalam and two general managers, Olumuyiwa Adegorite (Procurement) and Nurudeen Segun Agbolade (Finance).

According to the report, the EFCC agents left the premises at about 9pm. The three top managers taken away were said to have undergone intense interrogation over certain contracts that were allegedly awarded without following due process.

“More ministries, departments and agencies are being monitored. There are proofs that they are abusing the TSA. People in such places will be arrested. Our operatives raided the place and made one arrest,” an operative of the EFCC told the press.

Calls to the EFCC spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren to obtain confirmation on this incident went unanswered.

The NAMA spokesperson, Olajumoke Adetona did not respond to phone calls or text messages to her mobile phone.

 

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