FIRST BANK ADVERT

LATEST NEWS

How we recovered Yakubu's $9.8m, 74,000 Pounds - Witness

How we recovered Yakubu's $9.8m, 74,000 Pounds - Witness

The first prosecution witness, Mr. Tasiu Abubakar, in the on-going trial of former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yaku­bu, has narrated to Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how the sum of $9,772,800million was dis­covered in his house in Sa­bon Tarsha area of Kaduna metropolis.
Abubakar, who is a Su­perintendent of Police, attached to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was led in evidence by prosecu­tion counsel, Prince Ben Ikani.
Asked what happened on February 2, 2017, Abubakar said: “On that fateful day, the Zonal Head of Kano received an intel­ligence information that there was a house located at Sabon Tarsha area of Kaduna State that there was a money kept in the house and the zonal office has an office called Intel­ligence and Special Opera­tion Section (ISOS) which function is to carry out such operation.
“Based on that the zonal head of operation directed the unit to proceed to Ka­duna and carry out sur­veillance. When the team arrived in the house, the caretaker identified him­self as Beatrice Yakubu. After the introduction we presented a search warrant to him.
“The names of the peo­ple in my team were Sanusi Abdullahi, Aliyu Abdulk­abu, Adamu Waziri, and Suleman Mohammed-The Authority

No comments