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How Buhari stopped the EFCC from investigating fraud allegations against me – Osinbajo Reveals

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Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President
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The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has made an intriguing revelation.

He disclosed He was prevented by President Muhammadu Buhari from requesting that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigate allegations of fraud against him.

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In 2018, the emergency and disaster preparedness ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives indicted the National Emergency Management Agency governing board (NEMA).

Osinbajo’s board was accused of illegally approving a N5.8 billion north-east intervention fund.

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Also in 2020, the vice president was alleged to have received N4 billion from former EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu.

Osinbajo referred to the allegations as “baseless” and requested that the former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, investigate the allegation.

Speaking on Friday at a private dinner to celebrate Buhari’s 80th birthday, Osinbajo said, “One day, I went to him because I had been accused of wrongdoing.

“I went to him to show him the investigation letter I’d written to the EFCC.

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This time he asked, “VP, why are you so concerned about all these people?” These individuals make all sorts of allegations and invent all sorts of stories, even claiming that I am about to remarry. And even some fools were waiting at the National Mosque for me to return and remarry,” Osinbajo stated.

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