Yahaya Bello: ‘I Will Tender My Resignation If..,’ – EFCC Chairman Olukoyede

Voice Air Media, VAM News Update

THE Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ola Olukoyede, has made a bold declaration, stating that he will tender his resignation if he does not personally oversee the completion of the investigation into former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello.

Voice Air Media News reports that the EFCC Chairman disclosed that he made a direct phone call to Yahaya Bello, out of respect, urging him to appear before the commission to address the charges against him. Unfortunately, the former Kogi governor declined the invitation.

The EFCC chairman disclosed this in a chat with journalists at the EFCC Headquarters in the Jabi area of Abuja on Tuesday.

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Olukoyede emphasized the importance of Nigerians supporting the EFCC in its efforts to combat corruption, stating that the agency’s failure would reflect negatively on the country as a whole.

He highlighted the positive impact of the EFCC’s ongoing efforts, which have contributed to the appreciation of the Naira and improved the foreign market.

The EFCC is seeking to arraign Bello on 19 counts of alleged money laundering, breach of trust, and misappropriation of funds totaling N80.2 billion. Olukoyede vowed to prosecute Bello to a logical conclusion and bring to book all those who obstructed his arrest.

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He reiterated that the EFCC will not relent in its efforts to sanitize the country, despite any attacks or obstacles.

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