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FG freezes accounts of arrested NAMA chiefs

15 February 2016, 13:33

Abuja - The Federal Government has frozen the personal accounts of top managers of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

Their personal accounts were frozen after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) discovered N3.2 billion in their accounts, with choice properties and several of their investments in Lagos.

The anti-graft agency was said to have traced N700 million to the personal accounts of the Acting General Manager, ICT, Akinrinbido Bolaniran, while the account of the General Manager, Procurement, Olumuyiwa Adegorite had N800 million.

Also read: NAMA director and others arrested by EFCC

Over N1 billion was traced to the account of General Manager (Finance), Segun Nurudeen Agbolade, commonly known as General, with three petrol stations, named Ajoke Resources in Agege area of Lagos and another shopping mall in Ikeja, Lagos.

Agbolade is alleged to own a micro-finance bank and over 200 tricycles in Ikorodu, Lagos, that are used for transportation business. Besides, N148 million was traced to the account of another female air traffic engineer who is a project manager in NAMA, Felicia Agwuabata.

Others to be probed include the Assistant General Manager (Electro Mechanical System), Atiku Abubakar, former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah and the Director, Finance and Accounts, Clara Aliche, a former bank accounting officer to Stella Oduah.

Source: New Telegraph

- News 24


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