Group Petitions President Buhari, National Crime Agency Over Gross Financial Misconduct, Abuse Of Office By Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa

The Independent Diaspora Nigerians Against Corruption has written President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Crime Agency over collection of economic misconducts, abuse of workplace and breach of public belief by Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa.

The group, within the petition signed by Matthew Olaneye, knowledgeable the President and NCA how Obasa by way of his cronies diverted hundreds of thousands of naira from the coffers of the state authorities for private use.

In line with the whistle-blowing coverage of the Nigerian Government, the group referred to as for the necessity to examine and scrutinize the actions of Obasa with the view of bringing justice to the democratic strategy of the state.

SaharaReporters had up to now weeks revealed a number of the monetary corruption being perpetrated by Obasa whereby he laundered hundreds of thousands of naira from the state’s treasury. 

The group acknowledged that Obasa, with out correct adherence to laid down procedures and statutory approval acquired 40 vehicles for the usage of members of the Assembly in addition to buying 11 different automobiles.

The group additionally revealed how Obasa illegally acquired for himself a visitor home belonging to the state.

The group wrote, “Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa unilaterally and with out approval bought a visitor home located at Alfred Gardens, Oregun, Lagos, and belonging to Lagos State House of Assembly.

“Rt. Hon. Obasa diverted the proceeds of the unlawful transaction and subsequently acquired the visitor home by way of cronies.

“Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa inflated prices of renovation of Speaker’s Lodge for which hundreds of thousands of naira was diverted from the coffers of Lagos State House of Assembly and has additionally acquired a number of landed properties in his Lagos neighbourhoods with illicit proceeds.

“Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa bought a bullet-proof automobile at an inflated value of N300m whereas the market worth was lower than N100m. The buy of the automobile negated statutory procurement procedures of Lagos State Government. The buy of the automobile constitutes flagrant abuse of workplace.

“Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa Illegally approved and released N45,700,000.00 quarterly to a company; Messrs Bloggers Media for a non-existing quarterly media promotion. Please note that the corruption embedded in this transaction has been published by popular online media; Sahara Reporters on April 18, 2020 -”

Asserting {that a} thorough investigation of transactions of Lagos State House of Assembly underneath the management of Obasa would reveal monumental breach of public belief as manifested by penchant for diverting contracts and initiatives into corporations the place he has vested pursuits by way of cronies, the Independent Diaspora Nigerians Against Corruption talked about that Obasa not solely operates 65 banks accounts to cowl up his corrupt acts but in addition “deployed fictitious companies as fronts to secure public contracts and for the purposes of laundering public funds’ from the state government.”

It mentioned, “Notable amongst these corporations is a sure De-Kingrun Multipurpose Nigeria Limited with CAC No: RC 748741 the place the six kids of Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa are shareholders. 

“Obasa perpetrates corrupt actions by way of a number of corporations and people which embrace however not restricted to the next: Davedab Global Services, Swifthill International Ventures, Cream On Ice Services, Whitehoney Enterprises, Quick Solution International Ventures, Adesav International Ventures, De-Kingrun Multipurpose Nigeria Limited, Fabric Splash Ventures, A.B Delco Nigeria Company, Savage Adedoyin Gabriel, Adebayo Adedoyin David, Baruwa Okeowo Idris, Ajibosin Adenike Basirat, Sanni Adebowale Azeez, and Folake +1 (678) 654-5914 (Resident within the US).

“Miss Folake, a resident within the United States of America with phone quantity +1(678)654-5914 has been one of many main fronts/cronies of unlawful monetary fraud for Rt, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa. A cautious investigation of this particular person would reveal the 2 properties she has bought within the USA on behalf of Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa.

“It is also on records that Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa continued to allocate funds for the Lagos State House of Assembly guest house in Ikeja GRA, Lagos in the yearly budget of the Assembly, in spite of the fact that Lagos State House of Assembly no longer uses the guest house and has stopped the rent of the guest house. It will interest you that fund is regularly appropriated for this guest house yearly and diverted for the personal use of the Speaker, Hon Mudashiru Obasa.”

The Independent Diaspora Nigerians Against Corruption acknowledged that it was excessive time the federal government investigated the actions of Obasa as they represent impunity and at variance with the anti-corruption posture of the Nigerian Government.

“Therefore, the necessity to put Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa underneath scrutiny and test has change into crucial to safe the commonwealth of Lagos State in addition to to ensure integrity of the legislative arm of presidency of Lagos State.

“We therefore urge the NCA and your excellency as a crusader of anti-corruption in our country to act accordingly and instigate a thorough and detailed investigation of Hon. Mudashiru Obasa and his corrupt activities to bring about justice and protect the sanctity of democratic process in Lagos state and our country Nigeria,” the group added. 

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