The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described as mere witch-hunt the investigations commenced by the Economic along with Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) inside various institutions where he had served or presently serving.
The Senate president said This particular yesterday in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media along with Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu.
Saraki was responding to EFCC’s reaction to a report which the anti-graft agency had written a letter to the Kwara State Government demanding for all details of salaries, allowances, estacode or any additional entitlement enjoyed by Saraki during his tenure as governor of the state between 2003 along with 2011.
Saraki argued which the exercise by the EFCC was only aimed at settling scores, laced with malicious along with partisan motives.
The EFCC inside report had claimed which, “the commission’s letter to the Kwara State Government House, which sought an inquest into Saraki’s earnings as the state governor, coming from 2003 to 2011 was dated Friday, April 26, 2019, predating his (Saraki) announcement as IHRC ambassador at large which came on Sunday, April 28, 2019 with two clear days.”
although Saraki inside statement pointed out which the “IHRC letter informing the Senate President of his appointment was dated March 16, 2019, which is actually about 40 days before the EFCC wrote its letter conveying the investigations to the Kwara State Government House.
“In fact, the media team of the Senate president held on to the announcement of the appointment for several weeks producing sure which we could do due diligence on the item.
“At This particular point, we need to remind members of the public which Dr. Saraki’s tenure as Kwara State Governor has been investigated many times since his last months in office in 2010 till date.