The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is set to open investigations into several Nigerian Politicians named in the Pandora Papers Investigative report.
Pandora Papers, the biggest leak of 11.9 million documents from offshore services providers, detailing the secret offshore accounts of 35 world leaders, including current and former presidents, prime ministers, and heads of state as well as celebrities, has sent shockwaves across the World.
The leak exposed several notable world leaders like the King of Jordan, Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta amongst many others and their secret million dollar offshore dealings. In Nigeria, Former Governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, Former Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, the acting Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Mohammed Bello-Koko were mentioned in the report
Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State as well as Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, and Children of a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) were also named.
Reports gathered disclosed that the anti-graft commission will be investigating all of them.
Mr. Obi has since been invited to come and explain his offshore dealings and secret assets.
Obi is to appear at the Headquarters of the commission on October 27th to face questioning.
This newspaper earlier reported that the embattled former governor admitted having secret offshore accounts during an interview on Arise TV earlier this month.
He disclosed that he had about $15 million stashed in them for his family.