There are new indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission -EFCC has launched a manhunt for Bola Ahmed Tinubu, E-nigeria! reports
According to a report backed by confidential document that emerged online, the anti-graft agency is in the final stage of its plans to arraign the All Progressives Congress Chieftain for alleged multiple involvement in fraud.
According to the report, in a calculated attempt to nail him, the EFCC wrote to Code of Conduct Bureau – CCB asking for further information on Tinubu’s asset declaration documents as part of an ongoing investigation.
The letter dated November 6, 2020 was a follow up of an initial letter from the EFCC to the bureau on September 4, 2020 demanding for outstanding requested information of Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu.
Meanwhile, sources in Tinubu’s camp revealed that the former Lagos governor is already aware of the development and rattled by it too.
According to the anonymous source, “Tinubu had already called the attention of President Muhammadu Buhari” who up till this time is yet to grant him audience.
Many already opined that the trial of Tinubu may not be unconnected to his 2023 presidential ambition which has already drawn reactions from people in various quarters.
Recall that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was first arraigned by the CCB in 2011 but was later discharged after the bureau suffered set back proving its allegation; however times have changed as sources inside the EFCC now claim to have in possession sufficient information to nail the South-west politician.
According to the EFCC sources, the Commission has made some improvements since 2011 and with the aid of tech driven investigations, it now has enough to pin the APC leader.
68 year-old Bola Ahmed Tinubu was governor of Lagos State from 1999-2007 following which he became a king maker in Lagos determining his successors in the state and eventually expanded his frontiers to the whole of South-west. He also played a major role in the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as president of Nigeria in 2015.