Over 16,000 other folks have signed a petition on Exchange.Org calling at the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee to analyze All Progressives Congress chief, Bola Tinubu.
The petition, which used to be began per week in the past through Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, had garnered 16, 243 signatures as of 9.30 am on Friday.
The petition is titled, ‘Calling at the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee to analyze Bola Tinubu for contravening the Cash Laundering (Prohibition) Act of 2011, through having bullion trucks ferry alleged massive sums of cash into his area at the eve of the 2019 Presidential election’.
Omokri wrote, “Pricey voters of Nigeria, let’s take our nation again through signing this petition to compel the EFCC to analyze and prosecute Bola Tinubu for contravening the Cash Laundering Act, through ferrying bullion trucks into his area. Don’t say ‘na as of late’, or ‘depart topic’.
“We as Nigerians should prevent complicated cynicism for knowledge. If we don’t combat for our nation, who will? George Floyd’s dying sparked a revolution in The us and we joined. We didn’t say ‘na as of late’, or ‘depart topic’. You and I will be able to make a distinction with this petition. #EFCCMustInvestigateTinubu.”
Tinubu had whilst responding to questions at the bullion trucks in his house, mentioned he used to be unfastened to provide any person cash since he used to be retaining no govt place.
He had mentioned, “Is it my cash or govt cash? I don’t paintings for the federal government. It’s not that i am in an company of presidency and let any one pop out and say I’ve taken any contract from the federal government of President Mohammed Buhari, APC within the final 5 years.
“They will have to turn out it. I’m by myself and I’m dedicated to my celebration. So, despite the fact that I’ve cash to spend on my premises, what’s your headache? Excuse me, if I don’t constitute any company of presidency and if I’ve cash to spend…., if I’ve cash, if I love I give it to the folk without cost, so long as isn’t to shop for votes…..who’re the ones looking at my area searching for bullion trucks? They should be mischief-makers.”
A number of teams had within the final three hundred and sixty five days submitted petitions to the EFCC hard Tinubu’s probe however there was no reliable response from the EFCC.
The Convener, Involved Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju; Ariyo-Dare Atoye of the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Charter and Adebayo Raphael of the Loose Nigeria Motion in addition to many others had written the EFCC calling for Tinubu’s probe.
Adeyanju’s The petition famous that Segment 7 (1) (b) of the EFCC Status quo Act 2004 offers the fee the ability to analyze homes of any individual that looks to the fee that the individual’s way of life and extent of the homes don’t seem to be justified through his supply of source of revenue.
It added, “To the most efficient of our wisdom, Mr Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a personal citizen who ordinarily will have to no longer be noticed with a convoy of bullion trucks.
“The questions begging for solutions are: What are Bullion Vehicles doing in the home of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu? Who owns the content material, believing to be money within the Bullion Vehicles that had been noticed getting into the home of Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the eve of Nigerian Presidential elections?
“Has the fee, in response to its core mandates, investigated the supply of the Bullion Vehicles? Is Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s area, now a financial institution the place bullion trucks now take cash to?”