Code of Conduct Bureau Invites Keyamo Over Money Laundering Petition Against Atiku

Code of Conduct Bureau Invites Keyamo Over Money Laundering Petition Against Atiku

  • Moves to arrest and interrogate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for alleged money laundry are becoming imminent
  • A petition filed before the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) by Festus Keyamo (SAN) has reached another processing stage
  • The CCB has also invited the petitioner, Keyamo, following a 72-hour stipulation attached to the petition

FCT, Abuja - The Bola Tinubu presidential campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, has been invited by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over his money laundering petition against the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

As reported by TheCable, the senior advocate who is also the minister of labour and employment accused Atiku of diversion of public funds while he was Vice President under the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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Keyamo, Atiku
Festus Keyemo filed a suit to the Federal High Court in Abuja requesting the arrest of ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Photo: Festus Keyamo, Atiku Abubakar
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Keyamo had accused Atiku of diverting public funds through special-purpose vehicles while he was Nigeria’s vice president.

In his petition, he gave a 72 hours ultimatum to the CCB to initiate the arrest and interrogation of the ex-Vice President.

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As contained in the letter of invitation, the CCB said:

“This invitation is to enable you adopt the aforementioned petition and to provide any additional information that may be material to this investigation.
“You are requested to come along with one Michael Achimugu, to assist with enquiries regarding the attachments to your petition.”

Meanwhile, Keyamo also filed a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/84/2023 before the Federal High Court appealed for the anti-graft agencies' arrest and interrogation of Atiku for the alleged diversion of public funds.

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Similarly, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has slammed Peter Obi, the Labour Party bannerman, with a serious allegation.

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According to Keyamo, the actions of Obi and his running mate Datti Baba-Ahmed are instigating their supporters against the Judiciary.

Keyamo, during a live telecast, stated that it was the main reason he petitioned the Department of State Services (DSS) for their arrest.

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Meanwhile, Nigeria's president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has been told to uphold his campaign promises when sworn in.

This appeal was made by his campaign spokesperson and current minister of state for labour and employment, Barr Festus Keyamo (SAN).

According to Keyamo, upholding and fulfilling his campaign promises is the only proof of winning opposition supporters.


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