Federal lawmaker, others financing Igboho’s separatist agenda,says FG

Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami said on Friday that the federal government has received a report on financers of Yoruba separatist agitator Adeniyi Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho.

According to the report  :”The major financier of the fugitive and separatists was found to be a Federal Law Maker in the National Assembly. 

Malami disclosed this during a press conference:”On Investigation Reports On Acts Of Terrorism And Allied Offences Perpetrated By Nnamdi Kanu And Report On the Sponsors And Financiers Of Sunday Igboho And Associates.” 

The AGF said  “the  report shows the nexus between separatists’ agitation, terrorism financing and disruptions of peace in the country.”

According to the report of presidential committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari,  “Sunday Igboho is a Director and signatory to Adesun International Concept Limited registered on 23rd April, 2010.
 “Adesun International Concept Limited also has Oladele Oyetunji and Aderopo Adeyemo as Directors. Sunday Igboho is linked to 43 bank accounts in 9 banks.

“A total sum of One hundred and Twenty- Seven million, One hundred and forty five thousand Naira only was received by Igboho from his financiers between October 22nd, 2013 and September 28th, 2020 through Adesun International Concept Ltd accounts

A total of N273,198,200.00 transaction outflows was recorded from Sunday Igboho’s account between 15th March, 2013 and 11 the March, 2021, according to the report.

Investigation further reveals that Adesun International Concept Ltd (belonging to Igboho) transferred the sum of twelve million seven hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N12, 750,000) to Abbal Bako & Sons who is the promoter of Abdullahi Umar Usman who are suspects in the on-going Joint Terrorist Financing Investigation.

According to the AFG, “Abdullahi Umar Usman is by way of financial transaction connected to SURAJO ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD (who was sentenced to life imprisonment in UAE on charges of financing terrorism [Boko Haram]).”
According to Malami, “having received the reports, the Federal Government remains solute in its determination to have a peaceful Nigeria.
“The Federal Government will do the needful, within the context of the legal provisions, in ensuring that the matter is giving the deserved attention and those found guilty will be made to face the wrath of the law