The content of the report of Mr. Jim Obazee, Special Investigator examining the books of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may be causing some discomfort in the Presidency, ahead of the submission of a report any time from now…CONTINUE READING...CONTINUE READING
Sources familiar with the work of the Special Investigator told our correspondent on Wednesday, that highly placed aides of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu may have been indicted in the report.
“I can tell you that some very, very close aides of the President are not finding the prospects of the submission of the report funny at all,” one source said.
“The former CBN governor apparently kept very extensive dossiers of his disbursements, especially in the last days of his tenure when politicians were threatening him with arrests and all that. Those involved know they’re in for a hard time.”
It would be recalled that during his October 1 national broadcast, President Tinubu had said Nigerians would be shocked at the content of the report and that he was expecting it to be formally submitted in a matter of days.
Obazee, who gained a somewhat iconoclastic reputation from his earlier encounter with overstaying corporate CEOs and heads of faith groups over the implementation of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), was appointed in July to investigate the CBN…CONTINUE READING