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How Senate President Saraki’s aide stole his money


It has come to light how Aides of Senate President Saraki, stole his money. Reports have it that they have been stealing his money without him knowing.

It has come to light how the Aides of the Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, stole his money. 

Reports have it that they have been stealing his money without him knowing.

According to a source close to the Senate President, who wish to remain anonymous, the N310 million rumoured stolen was actually highjacked by his boys. 

About November, 2015, N310 million was stolen from a bureau de change operator. The money belongs to the senate president.

The deal involves five officers of the Department of State Security (DSS) led by Abdulrasheed Maigari, the most senior officer of DSS attached to the Senate President.

Mr. Maigari hails from Dungo local government area of Taraba State.

The others mentioned in the theft include, Ibbi George from Adamawa State, Patrict Ishaya from Plateau State, Peter Okoye from Delta State, and Solomon Yunusa from Kogi state. 

The others that participated in the deal include five serving military officers led by Captain Hassan Mshelia.

This was revealed by one of the wanted aid who is at large. 

The information sent across, said the senator use to do his money transaction at 18, Lake Chad Crescent, Maitama, Abuja. 

They usually stash money in the house from where they carry out other transactions.

Money is usually transferred from this house to wherever their boss (Mr. Saraki) wants the money to be used.

He said that Mr. Saraki regularly use five of his official security aids, that regularly carry out this deal for him. 

They would be supported by five soldiers usually chosen by Paul Ibok, his Chief Security Officer. 

The aid disclosed that between October and November 2015, there was three movements of cash to No. 5 Nana Close. 

The cash was usually received by Mr. Saraki’s deputy chief of staff, Mr. Peter Makinjuola, who also distributes the money according to instruction given to him by the senate president. 

According to the source, various deals transacted with these monies include the N370 million, which was given to Justice Alfa Belgore, former chief justice of the federation, in order to scuttle Mr. Saraki’s trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

On one occasion DSS working with under Saraki took the sum of N370 million to a venue which he did not describe.

With the frequent movement of large chunk of money, the aids reportedly started having different ideas on how to help themselves. 

Having seen how the transaction is going on, they hatched a plan to cart away the money from the Bureau de Change.

They recruited other colleagues, and captain Msheila. 

Dressed in military uniform, the security aids positioned themselves near the senator’s home.

They promptly ambushed the vehicle in which the Bureau de Change operator was conveying the money.

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